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Leadership Brevard Class of 2020 Leadership Action Project Presentation: Housing for Homeless "Breaking the Cycle of Poverty"

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Leadership Brevard Class of 2020 Leadership Action Project Presentation: Housing for Homeless "Breaking the Cycle of Poverty"

  1. 1. Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Presented by: The Leadership Brevard Class of 2020 (Best Class Ever)
  2. 2. Sponsors » Rob Cramp-Housing for Homeless » Drew Warren- Community of Hope Alumni Liaison » Vinnie Taranto- Media Over Matter 2 Leadership Action Project Team Team » Rebecca Granger- Alluvionic, Inc. » Kevin Gregoire- AVT Simulation » Melissa Goldman- Space Coast Association of Realtors » Tom Kammerdener- Aging Matters in Brevard » Tara Pagliarini- Family Promise of Brevard » Jennifer Prendergast- Pizza Gallery
  3. 3. 3 Project Description Breaking the Cycle: What activities would help 10% of Brevard’s children living in poverty become adults who are living out of poverty?
  4. 4. » Affordable housing- Is a large problem in Brevard County for those with regular fulltime jobs and without jobs. » Education & Training Programs- There is a need to increase education focused on manufacturing and skilled trades. » Regional & Historical Data- The ALICE Report Central Florida Data War on Poverty New Brunswick Canada 4 Areas Researched » Minimum Wage- Social mobility goes well beyond raising $15 per hour. » Public Transportation- Access is limited, making it difficult to travel to where the better paying jobs are located. » Healthcare- Mental health, cost, transportation, preventative care, where to go to get healthcare
  5. 5. Team Considerations: » Project Scope » Team Size » Project Schedule » Root Cause Identification » Stigma of the word “Poverty” Barriers Identified: » Solutions may take generations to be realized » Promotion of Self- Interests with regard to individual organizations and regions » Inconsistent individual communications Recommended Steps: » Define County-Wide Actions » Joint Communications throughout Brevard » Brevard to embrace regional efforts to improve Social Mobility 5 Lessons Learned
  6. 6. ALICE Report 6
  7. 7. Leadership Orlando 2.0- The Impact Project & Social Mobility Framework 7
  8. 8. 8 Opportunities- • Job Growth • Real GRP per Worker • Middle-Wage Occupational Growth Access- • % Extremely Cost Burdened • Extreme Commuters (60+ Min) • % with Broadband Collective Impact on Social Mobility Capabilities- • 3rd Grade Reading Proficiency • %Associates or Higher • % with Poor/Fair Health
  9. 9. Leadership Orlando-Six Impacts on Social Mobility 9
  10. 10. 10 Orlando Prosperity Scorecard for Brevard
  11. 11. Neighborhood Comparison 11 Neighborhood Opportunity Index This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY
  12. 12. Comparison of Local Municipalities 12
  13. 13. Comparison of Local Municipalities 13
  14. 14. Poverty and COVID-19 14 COVID-19 has affected everyone around the world. For individuals and families who were living at the Poverty line previously, will they now find themselves below the line?
  15. 15. Instability-Food instability, housing instability, employment instability &social instability. Money and resources are being put forth like never before in our history, it is a call to action… 15 .
  16. 16. 16 Challenges during COVID-19? • Furloughs and Layoffs • Food Instability • Limited access to technology • Limited testing • Technology availability • Reliable Transportation • Social Distancing/Isolation
  17. 17. 17 Glimmer of Hope • Increased volunteerism and donations to non-profits during crisis. • The CARES Act has increased Federal and State dollars for food insecurity & housing assistance. • Focus on mental health-funding. • State initiatives are being funded. • Florida’s unemployment system is being scrutinized and revamped. • Increased community awareness.
  18. 18. Call to Action Using the Leadership Orlando 2.0 Framework to: • Involve business leaders, community leaders and key advocates. • Identify opportunities for Brevard and Steps to apply the framework. • Identify and Educate Champions. • Bridge Gaps with Service Providers. • Publicize and Promote Actions Taken. 18
  19. 19. Thank you! The Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Team Leadership Brevard Class of 2020 Best Presentation EVER!