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Central Florida Poverty Conference 2019

United Against Poverty Orlando

Friday, June 21, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

Central Florida Poverty Conference 2019

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The 2019 Central Florida Poverty Conference (#POVCON) welcomes wonderful educators and experts who in a concise and exciting presentation style will inspire creative thought towards "Poverty & Eviction" and it's impact in our community. The event will be held in the AdventHealth Werner Auditorium (1st Floor) on their main campus North of Downtown Orlando. Complimentary Parking at Hospital Main Entrance.


Timeline of Event:

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.      Registration and Check In

10:05 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.    Presentations from our Speakers

11:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.  Lunch / Networking

12:25 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Back to the Auditorium

12:30 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.  Presentations from our Speakers

1:55 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Closing Comments & Event Ends

*Please note that the timeline is subject to change


Lunch will be provided along with additional networking time.



2018 Speakers Included:

  • Phil Hissom, Founder & Director, Polis Institute
  • Shelley Lauten, CEO, Central Florida Commission on Homelessness
  • Dr. Marvin Hardy, Mission Director & Pediatric Medical Director, Grace Medical
  • Lora Gilbert, Sr. Director of Food & Nutrition Services, Orange County Public Schools
  • Edward Johnson, CEO, Lynx
  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • Spence Pfleiderer, President & CEO, Central Care Mission

2017 Speakers included:

  • Bakari Burns, President & CEO, Health Care Center for the Homeless  -  Poverty & Healthcare
  • Dr. George Cope, Pastoral Director, Vision Orlando  -  Tapping the Emotional & Intellectual Capital in Faith Communities
  • Rev. Mary Lee Downey, Executive Director, Community Hope Center  -  Poverty Alleviation and the When Helping Hurts Model
  • Eric Gray, Executive Director, United Against Poverty  -  Priorities
  • Michael Griffin, Vice President of Advocacy and Public Policy, Adventist Health System
  • Fred Lauten, Chief Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida  -  Criminal Justice & Poverty
  • Scott Lee, Elevation Financial Group, LLC, Foundation Director  -  Transforming Distressed Communities Using a For-Profit Model
  • Eddy Moratin, Executive Director, LIFT Orlando

2016 speakers included:

  • Commissioner Regina Hill, City of Orlando (District 5)
  • Andrae Bailey, CEO Commission on Homelessness
  • Mark Brewer, CEO Central Florida Foundation
  • Robert H. (Bob) Brown, CEO Heart of Florida United Way
  • Eric Gray, Executive Director Community Food and Outreach Center
  • Carol Wick, CEO Harbor House of Central Florida
  • Dr. Amy Donley, UCF Department of Sociology
  • Donna Wyche, Orange County Office of Mayor Teresa Jacobs
Have questions about Central Florida Poverty Conference 2019? Contact United Against Poverty Orlando

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Advent Health
601 East Rollins Street
Werner Auditorium
Orlando, FL 32803

Friday, June 21, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

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