Ken Lawson: Government, businesses and academia must come together

By: Florida Chamber Foundation

“That is not a good statistic and it shows that there is suffering and pain right here.”

Department of Economic Opportunity head Ken Lawson said there are two Floridas at the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Learners to Earners Workforce Summit.

In one, there is plenty of opportunity.

In the other, it’s easier to achieve success by leaving than staying.

“Who’s hungry for opportunity? Who’s hungry to grow? Who’s hungry to make something happen here?” Lawson asked.

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