Speaker Bio: Peter Racine

Peter Racine is the Senior Vice President – Jaguars Foundation and Community Impact, overseeing grant making, community outreach and charitable initiatives on behalf of the team and Khan family.

Beginning his nonprofit career as a college volunteer at the Covenant House homeless and runaway youth shelter in New York City, Peter went on to help begin Covenant House shelters in Houston, Texas, Toronto, Canada and Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Peter was featured on Dateline NBC for his work with glue addicts and in Time Magazine for work on behalf of minors exploited by prostitution rings. His work in child abuse prevention in northeast Florida was recognized by former Governor Lawton Chiles.

Peter joined UUCJ in 2000 and has served as President and on various committees including Covenant Groups, Religious Services, Covenant Committee and Stewardship Campaign. He received his B.A. at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and his M.T.S. at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. He and his spouse Kelly reside on the west side of Jacksonville.

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