The School Board 2016 Coalition is a diverse group of nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations led by the Jacksonville Public Education Fund. All organizations pledge not to support or endorse any candidate.

Our goal is to educate the community about the importance of school board elections, help inform voters about their choices and promote increased participation in school board elections.

The School Board 2016 Coalition includes:


100 Black Men of Jacksonville | Community Foundation for Northeast Florida | Concerned Citizens in Support of Education | Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center | Delta Sigma Theta Sorority | Duval County Council of PTAs | Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – First Coast | Jacksonville Children’s Commission | Jacksonville Public Education Fund | Jacksonville Urban League | Jax Young Voters Coalition | JASMYN | JWJ Raiti Family Foundation | League of Women Voters of Jacksonville First Coast | My Village Project |NAACP Jacksonville Branch | Nonprofit Center for Northeast Florida | Project SOS | Teach for America | Teen Leaders of America | United Way of Northeast Florida | War on Poverty – Florida | WJCT


To stay up-to-date about current news and events around Duval’s 2016 school board elections, please visit our news page.

For more information about the coalition, contact Deirdre Conner at the Jacksonville Public Education Fund at deirdre@jaxpef.org or (904) 356-7757.


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Early Voting: Aug. 15-28 /// Election Day: Aug. 30

*School board members for districts 2, 4, and 6 are up for election in 2018.