United Way of Broward County President & CEO and Broward Community Leaders Visit the White House
United Way of Broward County’s President and CEO, Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D. is visiting Washington D.C. to participate in the White House Community Leaders Briefing Series on July 15. Anderson is part of a delegation from South Florida made up of non-profit leaders organized by Barbara Weinstein, President and CEO of Family Central, Inc. The overall goal of the Series is to improve communications between community leaders and Washington.
The briefing series is a unique opportunity for grassroots leaders to visit Washington and hear directly from White House officials on the issues affecting communities across the country. The group will learn about President Obama’s priorities and initiatives directly from Administration staff and have the chance to share their successes, challenges and ideas.
“Attending the White House Community Leaders Briefing is an opportunity that only comes around once in a lifetime and I am truly honored to be a part of it,” said Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., President and CEO of United Way of Broward County. “I am so excited to learn about the President’s initiatives and how they will help us continue making our community even stronger.”
Attendees from South Florida include: Cindy Aronberg Seltzer, President and CEO of Children’s Services Council of Broward County; Howard Bakalar, Senior VP, Community Impact of United Way of Broward County; Jeffrey C. Dwyer, Exq., Chairman of ELC of Broward County, Inc. and Vice Chair of ChildNet, Inc.; Gaetana “Tana” Ebbole, CEO of Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County; Wendy Salomon, Chief Program Officer of Family Central, Inc.; Daniela Levine, Executive Director of Human Services Coalition of Dade County, Inc.; Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., President and CEO of United Way of Broward County; Germaine Smith-Baugh, Ph.D., Urban League of Broward County, Inc.; Wendy Tippett, CEO of Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc.; and Barbara Weinstein, Ph.D., President and CEO of Family Central, Inc.
The White House will open its doors to community leaders from around the country to participate in the Community Leaders Briefing Series every Friday this summer from June 17 – August 26. Each briefing is open to 150 people. The series is open to local leaders who are currently involved in their cities and towns at the grassroots level – in their neighborhoods, schools, churches, non-profit organizations, environmental groups, activist and advocacy groups, etc. and who are continuously invested in improving their communities.