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June 1st, 2017

JASMYN Prism Network Launched

Are you a young professional or JASMYN alum aged 25 – 40 who would like to connect, network, and increase your engagement with JASMYN? A terrific group of activists, volunteers, and supporters is formalizing a Young Professionals and Alumni chapter just for JASMYN! The chapter bylaws were drafted by a task force over several months in 2016, and were approved by the JASMYN governing board earlier this year. An annual membership fee of $30 includes an entry to #StridesForPride. Want to learn more?

JASMYN Prism Network Bylaws

If you are ready to join, please complete the JASMYN Prism Network Membership Application 2017 and email to Karen C. Dixon: kdixon@jasmyn.org

Check out our upcoming events on Facebook!

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May 3rd, 2017

2017 Alternative Prom

Young people ages 13-23 and JASMYN alumni are invited May 12th at 7 PM to Prom.

Thank you to all the incredible sponsors, volunteers, and donors making the 2017 Alternative Prom possible! We are especially grateful to the Museum of Science & History, serving as our host again this year, and to presenting sponsor, Citi!

Youth Council chose the theme, “Gothic,” and our decorators and volunteers are hoping to live up to their vision! If you are interested in volunteering, contact: lnolan@jasmyn.org.

January 12th, 2017

Teaching Respect for All 2017 Conference

Calling all teachers, guidance counselors, and school administrators! Join JASMYN and Gender Spectrum for the 9th Annual Teaching Respect for All Conference. Thanks to incredible supporters, admission is complimentary, but registration is required!

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November 2nd, 2016

You’re Invited: 2016 Gathering in Gratitude

To all the incredible volunteers, friends, supporters, and alumni of JASMYN – we are so grateful for you! Please join us for a family-friendly reception

Saturday, November 5th

3 – 5 PM

Bottega di Bella Sera

919 King St, Jacksonville, Florida 32204

Valet Parking Available!

Tickets are not required, but RSVPs are requested – please register here! Our host – Catering by Liz – is preparing a fantastic selection of unique hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic fall beverages; your response will help in planning.

This Special Reception honors Volunteers, Supporters, JASMYN Alumni, and Young People Advancing to Young Adulthood (Blasting Off!) from the JASMYN House in 2016.

This event is made possible by Presenting Sponsor



Additional support from:

Wells Fargo, Drs. Barry Stevens and Rori Stevens, and Catering By Liz


May 18th, 2016

10th Annual Coming Out Day Breakfast

Featuring Keynote Address by Sarah McBride, Activist & National Press Secretary for the Human Rights Campaign

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
University of North Florida, University Center

Tables are available with Sponsorship; limited individual tickets are also available online.

April 18th, 2016

Seeking an AIDS-Free Generation

Thanks to the Delores Barr Weaver Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Jacksonville, every donation to JASMYN’s #AIDSFreeJAX campaign will be matched dollar for dollar! Show your support today: donate here on our secure server – any amount will make a world of difference.

To date, through this campaign, JASMYN has already added one full-time Case Manager to our team to help newly-diagnosed young people learn to manage their healthcare and access evidence-based solutions to better outcomes, along with a full-time Health Navigator who helps get young people to the doctor and allied health appointments that keep their treatment plan on track. Learn more about the campaign, and get involved!

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October 15th, 2015

Strides for Pride 5K is April 16th!

Run, Walk, Cheer, or Join our Virtual Run Online!

Register to Run or Walk

The 5th Annual Strides for Pride 5K and 1M fun walk will take Riverside and Five Points by storm at 8 AM Saturday, April 16th. Show your pride and support JASMYN young people at the same time! Making our community safer and more inclusive is a good idea whose time has come, no matter who you are or how you identify in the world. Step out, step up, and STRIDE!

September 18th, 2015

9th Annual Coming Out Day Breakfast

Friday, October 16, 20159th Annual Coming Out Day Breakfast Poster
7:30 AM – Doors Open at 7
UNF – Herbert Center

Celebrate an increasingly diverse workforce in Northeast Florida and the tremendous strides that individual leaders and employee resource groups are making in the corporate community. Join our voices together to amplify messages of hope, safety, inclusion, and equal treatment in all aspects of life in Jacksonville. The power of this event to motivate and educate your colleagues – no matter their orientation or gender identity / expression – is remarkable. Keynote Speaker: Kevin B. Jennings, Executive Director, Arcus Foundation

Individual Tickets and Group Tables Available!

August 31st, 2015

JASMYN’s Community Open House and Young Artist’s Reception

RSVP Today!

Join  JASMYN staff and youth at JASMYN’s Community Open House and Young Artist’s Reception on Wednesday, September 16th from 4-6 PM! We are excited to celebrate and share the new JASMYN Campus (J1 & J2) with our community agency partners,providers,parents, alumni and supporters! Stop by to take a look at the renovation progress for both J1 & J2, learn about new youth programs and services and toast the amazing artwork produced by JASMYN young people in the Summer Art Series with sculptor Jim Smith. The event is free but requires a reservation. RSVP today! Light refreshments will be served.

June 29th, 2015

JASMYN Opens New Club for Youth to Access Support Services (YASS)