Community Programs


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New Town Success Zone

Photo of African-American high school students and their mentors from Edward Waters College posing in front of the gates at the White House in Washington, DC.

Black Male College Explorers Program

Criminal Justice Education Facility and Police Sub-Station

Schell-Sweet Community Resource Center

Community Engagement


Edward Waters College is living, thriving proof of the power of education and the resilience of deeply rooted educational institutions. The purpose of education is not only to prepare individuals to become professionals, but to become engaged citizens who will feel a responsibility toward uplifting their communities. Being deeply rooted in the Jacksonville Zone 5 Community, the college has been engaged in several initiatives to uplift it.