Category: ICARE

Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment

ICARE January 2023

ICARE Update:

City on Track with Flood Assessment 

Last year ICARE joined a cadre of city council members and local experts, calling for Jacksonville to take meaningful steps to better understand flooding and how it impacts the people who live here. 

Now, the city has completed the first … read more.

ICARE December 2022

ICARE Report:

There’s a new sheriff in town

The day before he was elected Jacksonville’s next sheriff T.K. Waters met with over 200 ICARE network members citywide at our Community Problems Assembly. There, he listened to testimonies about violent crime, people arrested over minor offenses, and how … read more.

ICARE December 2022

There’s a New Sheriff in Town

The day before he was elected Jacksonville’s next sheriff T.K. Waters met with over 200 ICARE network members citywide at our Community Problems Assembly. There, he listened to testimonies about violent crime, people arrested over minor offenses, and … read more.

ICARE 2022 Celebration Dinner

Celebrate Success!

BBUUC took home top awards at the ICARE Celebration dinner last month. One award for bringing 100% of our average worship attendance to the Nehemiah Assembly and another for investing over $5,000 in the social justice ministry. 

Thanks to … read more.

ICARE JUSTICE ISSUES 2022

People Power – Bring It!

Officials tackle social justice when there’s community will behind it. You are a part of that power. Based on our Listening and Research, this year we’ll ask city leaders for Action on:

Adult Civil Citations
Group Violence Intervention (monitoring)
Resilience to Climate Change
Mental Health … read more.

2022 ICARE Nehemiah Assembly


March 28
6:15 PM – 9:30 PM
BBUUC Sanctuary

Due to Covid-19 concerns the 2022 ICARE Nehemiah Assembly will be virtual this year. It will be broadcast via Zoom. You are invited to gather at BBUUC to view the virtual Assembly in the … read more.

ICARE February 2022

ICARE’s Justice Moment:

People shouldn’t have to go to jail for being ill

A woman told us the story of how her ex-husband died in police custody while having a mental health crisis. His mother had called 911, and the responding … read more.