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Celebrating 15 years of service to youth and families at the EmpowerJAX Mixer

Published Friday, August 23, 2019



Empowerment Resources, Inc. (ERI) is celebrating 15 years of serving youth and families in Northeast Florida through Parenting Education Seminars, a Rites-Of-Passage and Mentoring program for girls and Life Skills workshops. ERI has served more than 1,200 youth and families with programs and services that positively impact the whole family. ERI will be hosting EmpowerJAX Mixer on Tuesday, August 27 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Aloft Jacksonville at Tapestry Park to share the organization’s impact, highlight volunteer engagement opportunities and celebrate the 15th anniversary.


EmpowerJAX Mixer will be a fun-filled evening of networking, drinks, lawn games, billiards and complimentary appetizers while they last. ERI is recruiting for leadership members, mentors and interns to serve as a Communications Ambassador and a Youth and Family Program Coordinator. Both of these positions offer a great experience and benefits for those interested in gaining or learning skills in the family engagement and nonprofit sector.


“When Journey Into Womanhood, a rites-of-passage program started 15 years ago, my short-term goal was to create a summer program to fill in a gap for teen girls, ages 9 to 17. JIW has exceeded my expectations,” shares Elexia Coleman-Moss, Executive Director and Founder. To date, 38 JIW girls have graduated from the program and high school, with 94% of alumnae attending college. 18 JIW girls have graduated with bachelor degrees.


For tickets to this free event or for more information about Empowerment Resources, Inc. call (904) 268-8287 or visit


About Empowerment Resources

Since 2002, Empowerment Resources, Inc., a private 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, has empowered more than 1000 youth and adults in Duval and surrounding counties through its signature programs, Journey Into Womanhood TM, Life Skills Workshops and Parenting Education Seminars and Coaching. Our programs help meet the needs of the community by exposing families to valuable community resources.


Journey Into Womanhood TM is a rites of passage program for girls ages 9-17, that focuses on their healthy transition from girl to young woman. It is facilitated by a dedicated team of experienced leaders and volunteers who help participants cultivate their self-awareness, develop leadership skills and put them on the path to positively impact the communities in which they live. Throughout the program year, participants engage in enrichment field trips, interactive workshops and community service projects.



Empowerment Resources, Inc.

Phone: 904- 268-8287

Fax: 904-739-1364