Florida Regional Organizer, Bread for the World
Florence French is a native New Yorker who graduated from Saint John’s University with a degree in Business Management. Florence relocated to Florida in 2007 to care for her aging father.
In 2013, Florence moved away from the private sector and began her career in the non-profit world as an Organizer with Enroll America and the Get Covered America campaign for the south Florida region. In 2015, Florence became the Regional Director with Enroll America for south FL. Her time with Enroll America was a pivotal moment in her life both professionally and personally. Florence together with her co-workers, volunteers and partner organizations, changed millions of people’s lives by introducing them to the Affordable Healthcare Act.
In 2017, Florence joined Bread for the World as State Regional Organizer for Florida. Since joining Bread for the World, Florence has strengthened the Bread teams in Orlando and Miami and has formed new Bread teams in Jacksonville and Tampa. Florence is passionate about educating people about legislative policies that have created systemic issues and is focused on building coalitions who feel empowered to advocate for legislation that protect people who need federal programs to lift them out of poverty.