October 8, 2021
There is still time to register for the virtual Growing Resilient Communities Challenge and Forum, which will be held on Oct. 27-28, 2021.
Wednesday, Oct. 27 – Watch the 12 finalists from the Growing Resilient Communities Challenge pitch their innovative approaches to improve equitable economic and healthy living opportunities in under-resourced communities in Florida. The statewide winner of the Challenge and its $40,000 grand prize will be announced at the beginning of the Well-being Forum. Learn more about the Growing Resilient Communities Challenge.
Thursday, Oct. 28 – The Forum will focus on building high-impact opportunities to provide economic stability to underserved Florida communities and feature outstanding local and national speakers as well as two roundtable discussions.
Keynote speaker is John Hope Bryant, Chairman and CEO of Operation Hope, Inc. He is a nationally recognized entrepreneur, author and thought leader on financial inclusion, economic empowerment and financial dignity. His presentation will focus on financial literacy and economic empowerment services for youth and adults.