Every year J.U.M.P. recognizes those who have made a positive impact in the North Nashville community by presenting them with a Candlelight Award. To be a recipient of the award one must not only demonstrate a passion for the betterment of our community, but also take physical actions through initiative or programs they are personally involved in or support. This years recipients include:

Phyllis Hildreth, First Lady of Meharry, Academic Director of the Institute for Conflict Management & Associate Professor at Lipscomb University, as well as an Adjunct Professor for Lipscomb’s Institute for Law, Justice & Society, Former J.U.M.P. Board member and Jefferson Street Business Owner

Joe Hall, President & CEO of Hall Strategies, a former member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors. Nashville Post has regularly named Joe to its “In Charge” list of Middle Tennessee business, political and civic power brokers and is a longtime supporter of J.U.M.P., North Nashville and Jefferson Street initiatives

Linda McClellanReach 2020 – Brings Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health is a community health initiative funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention based on Jefferson Street.

Join us in honoring our Candlelight recipients at our 2017 Christmas Extravaganza!