Officials to provide update on Asset Limited Income Constrained
Employed and highlight advocacy efforts for Florida’s working
Two years ago, United Ways introduced ALICE®, which stands for – Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed – to place a spotlight on a large population of residents who are working, earning more than the Federal Poverty Level, but still have difficulty affording the basic necessities of housing, food, child care, health care and transportation. In a press conference, United Way officials will reveal the new 2017 ALICE Report and highlight key report findings as well as legislative issues important to working families throughout Florida.
Wednesday, Feb. 22
Begins promptly at 12:15 PM
Florida State Capitol Building
4th Floor – Rotunda
400 S Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399
- Dozens of United Way officials gathered from all over the state
- ALICE Family (Mother with two teenage sons) who has been helped by United Way
- Large graphic of report cover
- Ted Granger, President, United Way of Florida
- Lars Gilberts, Statewide ALICE Director, United Way of Broward County
- Business leaders and United Way CEOs from across Florida
- An ALICE family
- Senator Audrey Gibson
- Representative David Santiago
About United Way of Florida
The United Way of Florida is a statewide association representing Florida’s 32 United Ways on legislative and administrative issues, training, and disaster preparation, response and recovery issues, among others. The mission of the United Way of Florida is to enhance Florida United Ways’ efforts to increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another.