Florida Justice Center Wins Pitch Competition
Newly formed non-profit awarded top prize by judges in competition hosted by Broward College and CareerSource Broward.
The FLJC was represented by Executive Director Jonathan Bleiweiss who completed the program and presented in front of the judges. Bleiweiss, a former police officer who spent time behind bars as well says his unique perspective and experiences made him want to do something to help. With the emergence of the FLJC, he is doing just that.
"The justice system in South Florida is stacked against those who cannot afford an attorney. They are assigned public defenders who have hundreds of cases and cannot provide a constitutionally acceptable level of representation,"
The presentation included information about Bleiweiss' qualifications for creating and directing the FLJC. It also encompassed the current work and future plans of the FLJC, the need for criminal defense services and bail assistance, and financial details of the operations of the FLJC.
Pitch Night judges included: Jim Ryan, Founder and CEO of OutPlex; Nate Vasel, Principal at Las Olas Venture Capital; Sandi Finn, former President of Cross Country Home Services; and Mark Smith, Co-Founder and COO of C3 Interactive.
Business plan judges included: Nancy Leve, Owner and Internet Marketing Specialist at Virtual Fundamentals;
Many individuals provided guidance in the creation of the Florida Justice Center (FLJC) and in the perfection of its business model including: Terri-
Find out more at https://www.floridajc.org
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