Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is a membership organization of mothers with children ranging from ages 2-19, and which is dedicated to nurturing future African-American leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving, and civic duty. Since its inception, the South Charlotte Chapter continuously strives to provide wonderful family experiences.

The South Charlotte Chapter intentionally focuses on the national thrusts to cultivate and enhance leadership in all children, and its goals are to annually provide children with financial, educational, cultural, civic, health, recreational, legislative, community service and social programs throughout each grade group.

Programming is at the heart of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., and it is how the organization fosters growth and development in children. Indeed, the South Charlotte Chapter has always boasted exceptional programming in which many children are delighted to actively participate. Some examples of its programming include, but are not limited to, amazing theatre, zoo excursions, zip-lining, college tours, museum experiences, artistic design, kart racing, flying simulations, themed parties, legislative rallies, yoga, financial awareness, sym-phonies, water activities, STEM, band battles, and holiday gatherings. Year after year, the Chapter has received a “Superior” national rating for its exceptional programming efforts.

SCJJ Presidents from left to right: Nichelle Levy (Immediate Past President), Yolanda Lindsay (Current President), Sonja Nichols (Charter President), Nikki Fleming (Past President 2012-2014)