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COUNTDOWN #41 TO UNITY PLAZA OPENING – CELEBRATING PERFORMING ART GREATS & JACKSONVILLE’S DIVERSITY

  Each month, EU Jacksonville provides Unity Plaza with an opportunity to update the community about our progress as we develop the park and year-round programming plans. Check out this months issue below and see how our city’s new gathering place will elevate the arts and celebrate diversity. READ FULL EU JACKSONVILLE MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER ISSUE

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COUNTDOWN #40 TO UNITY PLAZA OPENING – WELLNESS PROGRAMMING PLANS

  Kristi Lee Schatz, MA Director of Health & Wellness, Unity Plaza   WELLNESS DEPARTMENT STRATEGY We live in a world of high stress and constant stimulation, yet we spend very little time on self-care. It’s no wonder why so many of us feel out of balance mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Fortunately, there are a variety […]

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COUNTDOWN #39 TO UNITY PLAZA OPENING – SEE THE GIRL SUMMIT OCT. 24

As you know, from film to television, in music videos and song lyrics, violence against women and girls is often portrayed as normal. The World Health Organization has declared violence against women and girls an epidemic, calculating that one in three women worldwide will experience sexual or physical violence in their lifetimes. Violence against girls […]

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Countdown #38 to Unity Plaza opening – Winner Bravo’s “Top Chef” Selects Unity to Open 8000 sf Restaurant

Jacksonville, Florida, July 30, 2014 – Celebrated Chef Kevin Sbraga is bringing his acclaimed style of cooking to Jacksonville next year, when the celebrity chef and winner of Bravo’s “Top Chef” season seven will launch his first restaurant outside of Philadelphia at Unity Plaza in the burgeoning Brooklyn neighborhood. “Bringing Kevin Sbraga to the project is […]

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Countdown #37 to Unity Plaza opening – Revealing the SITE PLAN!

Friends, Unity Plaza is a cause-driven organization focused on unifying and celebrating Jacksonville’s diversity through events, in collaboration with and to support our city’s vital nonprofit and cultural organizations. Bringing 365 days and over one thousand free performing arts, wellness and community engaging programs to a beautiful, state-of-the-art, central park- like atmosphere, Unity Plaza will showcase […]

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Countdown #36 to Unity Plaza opening – Up the River Downtown @ R.A.M. Saturday!

On Saturday, August 23, JumpingFish, a Florida waterway advocacy group, will hold its second Up the River Downtown distance swim and paddle. Swimmers, kayakers, stand-up paddleboarders and more will take the plunge from the campus of Jacksonville University to navigate ten kilometers up the St. Johns River to the Riverside Arts Market. The event supports […]

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Countdown #35 to Unity Plaza opening – Announcing our first 48 Annual Signature Events!

Vision. Purpose. Inspiration. Joy. Welcome to a cause driven, mission-based public gathering space dedicated to elevating Jacksonville by uplifting its citizens individually to strengthen the community as a whole. By providing access to thousands of free events in arts and culture, mind, body and spirit wellness, and community engagement, Unity Plaza will nurture our city […]

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