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NORTHSIDE COALITION OF JACKSONVILLE
Working to empower the northside - neighborhood by neighborhood and house by house!

Northside Coalition

The Northside Coalition of Jacksonville is a young and dynamic organization in search of answers that will create positive change!  Since 2016, NCOJ has earned the respect of elected officials, law enforcement, business professionals, the faith community and people from all walks of life!

Northside Coalition

We are a racially diverse group which focuses on the problems of social, racial, and economic injustice. We are comprised of folks of all ages and various professions. We are especially compassionate about the plight of unwed mothers, at risk youngsters and the elderly.

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OUR FOUNDER

ben frazierBen Frazier

Ben Frazier is a veteran Journalist, News Anchor, Host, Producer and Narrator. But now, Frazier is blazing a new trail, as a Community Activist! He is president and founder of the Northside Coalition of Jacksonville which was born on social media in 2015.

“We’re attempting to address the issues that are reaping havoc on a section of the city which has been routinely ignored. We’re different in that we are a solution oriented organization. We are committed to accepting the baton in the relay race of civil rights history. I have always been involved in community affairs, starting at an early age when I used to hold my mother’s hand as she marched in civil rights demonstrations in downtown Jacksonville.”

 

 

 

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Kelly Frazier

Kelly FrazierKelly Frazier is a graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, where she received her bachelor of arts degree in Political Science with a concentration in Pre-Law. Since college she has volunteered a considerable amount of time towards programs aimed at teaching young girls life skills, etiquette, group skills and dancing. She's also played a very significant roll in helping form, organize, and come up with fundraising ideas for community programs. Kelly has over 15 years experience In  customer service which allows her the capability to listen and produce results in a task oriented positions.

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June Kemp

June KempJune Kemp has been an active community volunteer in providing home health care and assisted living services to the elderly. Mrs. Kemp is also a retired Customer Service Manager.

Before her retirement she worked for more than 25 yrs as a Customer Care Consultant for the Jacksonville Electric Authority.  Her work required advanced managerial knowledge of established agency procedures and best practices.

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Glorious Johnson

Glorious JohnsonGlorious Johnson is a native of Jacksonville, FL. She has been an educator for more than 35 years. 

Ms. Johnson received her Bachelor Degree from Jacksonville University in Music Education and Master Degrees from Nova University in School Administration and from Columbia University in Educational Administration.

Ms. Johnson has also served as an at large member of the Jacksonville City Council.  

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Joe Ross Sr

Joe Ross SrThe Northside Coalition of Jacksonville is thankful to have the services of Joe Ross Sr. as its treasurer.  Joe Ross Sr., is a retired banker with 35 years of professional industry experience. 

He is a former Assistant Vice President at Wachovia Bank where he worked with the information technology team.

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Dr. Shelletta Baker

Kelly Frazier

Dr. Shelletta Baker is a Northside advocate and philanthropist. She earned degrees in Mathematics Education and Educational Leadership. Her research interests include mathematics education, self-perceptions related to mathematics teaching, factors impacting mathematics anxiety and underrepresented groups in STEM fields.

Dr. Baker is interested in exposing underrepresented groups to STEM career knowledge, skills, and opportunities.

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Kosterich Robinson

Kelly FrazierKosterich Robinson is a Jacksonville native and a retired U.S. Army Chief.

Robinson worked for many years with the Jacksonville Urban League.

He is well known for standing up and speaking out for issues affecting the poor, the young and the elderly.

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Bob Rutter

Kelly FrazierRutter is a New Jersey native who has been a vocal civil rights advocate in North Florida.

He is a retired entrepreneur who still works as a business consultant in the transportation industry. Rutter is the founder of one of the oldest limousine services businesses in Jacksonville.

 

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

To empower, educate and organize our communities in an effort to establish greater self-sufficiency. As community advocates, it is also our mission to stand against racial, economic and social injustice.

Our primary objective is to make positive changes in our communities; neighborhood by neighborhood and house by house.

Our vision includes the provision of programs in financial literacy, education, health, the arts, music, history and business.

HELP OUR CAUSE

The Northside Coalition of Jacksonville depends on your support to help us in our fight for justice and equality.    

Your contribution is tax deductible and will also fund programs which will assist minority youngsters and the elderly.

We need your financial assistance. Please help us help others!

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