& Vision

Every child is precious.

Hope & Healing JAX equips ALL who touch the lives of children with what they need, so they can give children what they need. 

Every child should feel precious, loved & safe.


Bringing together those already working in Jacksonville to address Positive & Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACEs) and trauma to promote healing and build resilience.

Networking to STRENGTHEN and GROW existing EFFORTS.


Tree: life & growth…
a tree starts out as a small, delicate sapling and grows over a long time into a giant, strong tree, just like a child. 

Water: purity, life, motion, renewal, & transformation…
water allows generation upon generation to survive and thrive.

Hexagon: coherence, tying everything together

Green: harmony, safety, growth, & health

Blue: calmness, stability, unity, harmony, trust, truth, & security

Purple: self-knowledge, strength, transformation, & power


We are Connectors who

  • Foster collaboration among organizations and communities.
  • Share events, tools, and resources widely.
  • Tell the stories of people making a difference.
  • Support local level Systems of Care work. 


We are Advocates who

  • Combine voices and efforts from all sectors to 
  • Make the biggest difference including: 
    • Systems change and 
    • Governmental level policy change.


We are Solution Engineers who

  • Identify needs
  • Identify community solutions already at implementation stage
  • Combine viewpoint and experiential diversity 


Educate ALL on trauma, Positive and Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACEs), attachment, brain science, and healing via TBRI® to promote resilience through strategies that change beliefs, attitudes, and behavior resulting in reduced child maltreatment.


Engage families, professionals, neighbors and communities in multiple levels of TBRI® implementation through authentic relationships, building on the Center of Hope at Emmett Reed partnership in the heart of 32209 as a Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development (KPICD) Designated Florida Partner.


Convene & mobilize cross-sector, child- and family-serving  organizations and diverse funders to work within trauma-informed and resilience-building frameworks resulting in policy and systems change.


Strength-based messaging of healthy attachment and child development, positive discipline, family cohesion, TBRI® /TIC/PACEs trainings, events, Nurture Groups, etc.

Celebrate collaborative accomplishments, community stories of healing/resilience, and progress highlights.