Middle Class Summit Speaker and Panel Videos
[In Collaboration with Florida International University & Broward College]
Videos Shown at the Middle Class Summit
Middle Class Summit Endorsement Videos
News Articles
Penny S. Shaffer, Ph.D., Market President, South Florida and Larry K. Williams, President and CEO, Miami-Dade Beacon Council, participated in a panel discussion. 
OIC of South Florida, through regional and national partnerships, hosted the Building, Elevating, and Sustaining the Middle-Class Summit. A dynamic array of thought leaders from the business, education, political and community members including Larry K. Williams, President and CEO, Miami-Dade BeaconCouncil, Penny S. Shaffer, Ph.D., Market President, South Florida, Florida Blue and a national presence by U.S. Department of Labor Deputy Assistant Secretary of Employment and Training Administration Eric M. Seleznow, came together Oct. 17-18.

Event discussions focused on strengthening the commitment that will harness the collective strategies and forge ahead on initiatives being spearheaded by Six Pillars Broward and One Community One Goal Miami-Dade. The two initiatives will be the ongoing platforms from which strategies discussed at the Summit will be operationalized. According to Newton Sanon, President, and CEO of OIC of South Florida, "Our goal is to make sure that we are all committed to preserving the middle class." OIC of South Florida along with our community partners have joined forces to champion the building, elevation and sustaining of the middle class. For more information about the Middle Class Summit, please visit OICSFL.ORG.
Newton B. Sanon, President/CEO, OIC of South Florida, provided remarks about OCOG providing a strategic framework.