President's Message

Dionne Hansen-Sexton

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Welcome to the Nassau County Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated website. On behalf of the Notable Mothers of the Nassau County Chapter, it is with great pride that I send you greetings as the Chapter President.​

Founded in 1958, the Nassau County Chapter is proud of its rich sixty-four-year legacy and service commitment to the Long Island community. ​The national mission statement of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. states that it 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. Through purposeful and engaging programming, our chapter remains committed to fulfilling the national mission of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated. 

This website highlights information about our chapter history, events, and achievements. Our sixty-eight chapter members are a phenomenal group of Nassau County mothers with diverse backgrounds, education, professions, and talents. However, we stand firm in our unified philosophy and goals to uplift and empower our children, all children, and our communities. 


Our 2021-2022-program year theme is UNITY in M.A.G.I.C. THROUGH RESILIENCE AND BRILLIANCE  



G…Giving themselves to

I…Invest in our most precious resource...our


We have pivoted the ever-changing COVID landscape with resilience and brilliance while maintaining innovative and creative programming that reflects our guiding principles of putting our children first. It is through “Unity in M.A.G.I.C. that we dedicate ourselves to keeping the well-being of ALL children at the forefront of our hearts and minds as we endeavor to enrich their lives through leadership development, philanthropic giving, community service, and programming excellence.


Please visit our website periodically to learn more about our signature events, programs, and community involvement. Thank you so much.


In service to all children,


Dionne Hansen-Sexton

26th Chapter President

Jack and Jill of America, Inc. 

Nassau County Chapter