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Monday, August 28 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Faith-Based Forum: Leading Community Change, Inspired by Faith

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Faith-based institutions often serve as centers for resources, activities and services aimed at meeting the needs of vulnerable populations, such as seniors and at-risk youth. These same institutions often have significant land holdings, if unlocked could serve as a key resource in addressing housing needs of those it already serves, transforming individual lives while driving economic development. This forum will highlight the work of faith-based organizations leading neighborhood revitalization efforts and other initiatives through housing that can serve as replicable models for other communities throughout the state, examples of how national partners are working faith-based institutions in Florida in affordable housing development.

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David Hall

Broker, Coldwell Banker
David Hall currently holds a position of Associate Broker with Coldwell Banker Realty in Port St. Lucie Florida and has been active in the real estate profession for over twenty-five years. In 2021 he was Elected Treasurer with Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Martin & Palm Beach County... Read More →
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Timothy Block

Program Director, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
Tim Block joined Enterprise Community Partners (ECP) in June 2016, he currently serves as Director, Programs for the Southeast.  Tim is responsible for leading the organization’s work in Faith-Based Development, capacity building of non-profits, and capital deployment efforts for... Read More →

Mariah Hayden

Director, New Life Village
Mariah joined the New Life Village team in 2016 after being introduced to the charity as a volunteer. Familiar with the effects of childhood trauma from her graduate work and personal experiences, as well as with the impact that mental health challenges have on a family, Mariah found... Read More →
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Evan Scott

Project Leader, National Church Residences
Originator for senior affordable housing developments in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina.
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Micah Sims

Servant Leader & Senior Pastor, Greater Grant AME Church
Micah C. T. Sims presently serves as Servant Leader & Senior Pastor of Greater Grant Memorial AME Church in Jacksonville, Florida. This thriving congregation is committed to transformation, impact, and empowerment. In addition, Micah is the Chairman & Board President of Greater Community... Read More →

Monday August 28, 2023 10:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Salon 7/8