Meeting Schedule and Featured Speakers – May through Dec 2015

Find below a  list of our outstanding speakers and influential community leaders coming to our monthly Immokalee Interagency Council Meetings 2015.

Our deepest gratitude to our speakers for making of IIAC an outstanding platform of information and powerful community connections.

May 13, 2015
Foster Care Program for Bilingual Families
Yakira R. Chu

June 10, 2015
Grants & Scholarships
Mary George
Community Foundation of Collier County@CFCCFL

July 8, 2015
Food Startups Immokalee
Dr. Marshall Goodman 

Catalyst Soft Landing Accelerator @NaplesCatalyst

August 12, 2015
Mobile Consulate Programs
Andres Ruiz
Mexican Consulate @ConsulMexMia

September 9, 2015
Blue Zones and Minorities
Dr. Allen Weiss, CEO
NCH Healthcare@NCHFlorida

October 14, 2015
Strengthening Rural Communities
Steve Kirk
Rural Neighborhoods

November 11, 2015
Empowering Women to Thrive
Maria Jimenez-Lara, CEO
Naples Children and Education Foundation @NCEF_NWWF

December 9, 2015
Celebrating IIAC 31st year Anniversary as Brilliant Community Connection
Panel Discussion

All Meetings take place the 2nd Wednesday of the month  12pm (noon) to 1pm at
CareerSource Southwest Florida,
750 South Street, Immokalee, FL 34142.

Every month attendees will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and make brief announcements from their agencies before the feature presentation. Additional details regarding featured speakers and topics will be provided couple of weeks prior to the meeting.

Food/refreshment sponsorships for 2015 meetings still available.  For any additional information do not hesitate to contact Araceli Gomez,  MSW., LCSW., 231-6532

A special “Thanks” to Susan Golden, Executive Director from IHFS for her continuous efforts on facilitating connections between IIAC and our Human Services providers.


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