Our teens (ages 13-19) elect their own board and meet monthly to carry on the aims of Jack and Jill through monthly activities, planning sessions and service to their communities.
Mothers meet monthly to ensure the vision of exposing our children to civic, cultural, educational and social activities that enrich our children's lives and give them a deeper sense of self and service in our communities.
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. was Founded in 1938 by Marion Stubbs and nineteen other visionary mothers who understood the important role that cultural pride and strong social ties play in leadership development among children. Today their vision remains strong as Jack and Jill establishes itself as the premier African American family organization through a strong sociocultural environment and innovative programming around areas of :
Leadership Civic Engagement Community Service Legislative Advocacy Financial Literacy Cultural Heritage
The North Oakland/Macomb chapter was chartered in 1998. As a chapter we strive to not only implement our programming initiatives with creativity and excellence but we also strive to collectively uphold the highest hopes and most cherished dreams we have for all our children.On behalf of the dynamic women who make up this chapter we invite you to tour this site. We hope you find the information interesting, relevant and most of all helpful to you and your family.
President, North Oakland/Macomb Chapter
Our children's groups are divided by age/grades:
Group 1: Children 2-4 years
Group 2: Grades K-1st
Group 3: Grades 2nd-3rd
Group 4: Grades 4th-5th
Group 5: Grades 6th-8th