Loren London

Founder, RAISE, Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando

Loren London is the founder and program coordinator of RAISE (Recognizing Abilities and Inclusion of Special Employees), a work training and social skills program administered by the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando (JFGO) that provides part-time, paid, supported employment at partnering agencies to adults with special needs. 

Loren has chaired or co-chaired more than 25 events for JFGO, Jewish Family Services, the Jewish Community Center and two local synagogues. She has served on the boards of JFGO, Jewish Family Services and both of her synagogues, and is a graduate of the Jerome Bornstein Leadership Program.

In 1993, Loren created CHOICES, JFGO’s largest annual Women’s Division fundraiser, and has served as the event’s chairwoman four times. Loren was the first recipient of the Harriet Ginsburg Woman of Choice Award, and in 2014, she was recently honored again by the Orlando community with the Heritage Human Service Award. For more than a decade, Loren also served as business manager and executive producer for Visions, a singing trio of childhood friends, including her daughter.

Loren received a BS in Nursing and a BA in Criminal Justice from the University of Florida. She spent over 20 years as a critical care nurse and a legal nurse consultant doing medical malpractice defense strategy. She and her husband, Robert, live in central Florida and have two children, Andra and Brent.

Sessions:

Access Granted: Creating Inclusive Communities

Access Granted: Creating Inclusive Communities

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