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Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is a membership organization of mothers with children ages 2-19, dedicated to nurturing future African-American leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving and civic duty.



Let’s Work! Let’s Play! Let’s Live Together!




It is with a warm and grateful heart that I continue this journey as the 2019-2021 President of the Richmond Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated. On behalf of the more than 60 mothers in the Remarkable Richmond Chapter, it is my honor and pleasure to welcome you to our website. We are thrilled that you desire to learn more about Jack and Jill of America and the Richmond Chapter. We take pride in being a shining example of the vision of our founder, Marion Stubbs Thomas, who desired an organization designed to “stimulate social and cultural relationships between our children.”


As we enter our chapter’s 70th year of working and serving in the Richmond community, we look forward to working together as a group of mothers to carry forth our mission to nurture African-American leaders, as envisioned by our Sister-Mother trailblazers. The families of the Richmond Chapter are an integral part of our vibrant African-American community. This program year we will continue to keep our mission of developing leadership skills in our youth, volunteer service, philanthropic giving and civic duty in the forefront as we Sail Through Uncharted Waters. The year of 2020 brought much uncertainty to our community, however, we will continue to pivot, adapt and evolve as needed. These changing times call for nothing less. We have Stepped into 70 with grace and class and are not looking back.


Thank you for your interest in Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and the Richmond Chapter!    


Yours in Service,

Chris Carlisle

Richmond Chapter President