Chamber to discuss Paths to Prosperity with Michael Williams, Director of the Florida Prosperity Initiative
NAPLES, FL (September 4, 2020) —The Greater Naples Chamber will host Michael Williams, the director of the Florida Prosperity Initiative, to discuss ways business and community leaders can work together to create pathways to prosperity for all zip codes in Florida during a virtual Wake Up Naples at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9
The Florida Prosperity Initiative aims to bring business, nonprofit and community leaders together to work toward reducing Florida’s childhood poverty rate to less than 10% by 2030. An initiative of the Florida Chamber Foundation, the program focuses on addressing the root causes of poverty at the zip code level.
Williams will provide an overview of the initiative, discuss methods for addressing poverty at the zip code level, and explain how Southwest Florida business and community leaders can get involved.
Williams joined the Florida Chamber Foundation as the director of the Florida Prosperity Initiative in 2019. Prior to working at the Chamber, Williams served as the director of media relations for CoreMessage Public Relations in Tallahassee. He has extensive experience in working in the public sector, including serving as communications director for then-Speaker of the Florida House Steve Crisafulli.
The event is sponsored by the United Way of Collier and the Keys.
This month’s virtual Wake up Naples is free. Advanced registration is required. Register online at www.napleschamber.org/events.