Special Initiatives

Americans with Disabilities Act

 

The ADA Disabilities Office is designed to ensure that all City of Jackson buildings and infrastructures are ADA compliance.  The ADA office also provide services for residents with Disabilities to increase opportunities which will empower them to live as independently and productively as possible. In addition, ADA is responsible for connecting, supporting, and encouraging collaborative civic engagement between individuals within the disability community,  neighborhoods and city government.

 

Jobs for Jacksonians

The purpose of the Jobs for Jacksonians Program is to provide employment assistance and a single point of access to services that can help individuals successfully enter or re-enter the workforce.  The goal of the program is to provide interviewing techniques, information on how to dress appropriately for job interviews, and match them with employers that may have vacant positions.

 

Jackson Meals Matter

Jackson Meals Matter is a city-wide anti-hunger awareness campaign that provides a youth meal site resource map for residents in an effort to ensure every child in the City of Jackson has access to three meals a day, every day. We work with youth meal sponsors to strengthen their services by providing technical assistance and other community based resources as needed. In addition, Jackson Meals Matter has formed a task force of food insecurity and anti-hunger experts who work together to solve the cities hunger issues.

 

 

 

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