"There’s A Destiny That Makes Us Sisters;
None Goes Her Way Alone.
All That We Send Into The Lives Of Others
Comes Back Into Our Own".
To create environments within our communities that empower children to have access to quality and appropriate opportunities to reach their optimal potential.
The Jacksonville, Florida Chapter of Continental Societies, Inc. was chartered on May 26, 1989, by 26 dedicated, diverse women under the National Leadership of Dr. Lois Harrison-Jones and National Membership Chair, Edna Calhoun. The Birmingham, Alabama Chapter sponsored the Jacksonville Chapter.
Founded in June 1956 and incorporated nationally in 1972, the Continental Societies, Incorporated is an international public service organization dedicated to the socioeconomic and cultural welfare of underprivileged children and youth. The Continental Societies Inc. embraces 46 chapters in 20 states in the Continental USA, District of Columbia and Bermuda and is continuing to grow. Through our Five-Point Programmatic Thrust: Health, Education, Employment, Recreation (HEER), plus Arts and Humanities, Continental women internationally strive to adhere to the humanitarian precept of sharing with those in need.