Jacksonville Jaguars Community Report 2016-2017 - Page 9

Honor Rows Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow Teen Talk Honor Rows, presented by “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow,” is a nationally recognized program that uses seats at Jaguars home games as incentives for youth to set and achieve ambitious but realistic goals in the areas of academic improvement, personal behavior, physical fitness, and community service. Honor Rows youth also pledge to remain free from illegal drugs, alcohol and tobacco. The Jaguars Foundation partners with 40 Jacksonville- area nonprofits to provide more than 5,000 children with a game day experience each season. Approximately 55,000 kids have participated in Honor Rows since 1995. “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow” is a campaign in conjunction with the Florida Department of Transportation that is a pedestrian and bicycle safety initiative. “Jags Teen Talk ... Game Plan For Success” is an initiative of the Jaguars Foundation, Beaver Street Fisheries and the Jacksonville media to communicate to teens positive pathways to be successful in life. This Emmy Award winning program is in its 16th year of production. The television show addresses the many aspects of teen development and promotes a positive approach to the challenges they face growing up in today’s society. This year’s show goes behind the scenes to get personal insight form Head Coach Gus Bradley, members of the ROAR, and Jaguars players, Michael Bennett and show host Carson Tinker. Through an unprecedented 16 year partnership with Jacksonville media, the “Jags Teen Talk ... Game Plan For Success” will air on all local network affiliates, including WJCT 7 (PBS), WJXT 4, WCWJ 17 (CW), WTLV 12/WJXX 25 (NBC), WFOX-TV 30/WJAX-TV 47, and will be available on XFINITY On Demand, search Jags Teen Talk on your remote. This year’s show was produced by WJCT, Public Television’s local affiliate, and the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation. Other media partners include The Florida Times-Union/jacksonville. com and Clear Channel Outdoor.