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Bridges Out of Poverty
November 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm$40
Bridges Out of Poverty is a full day workshop that broadens understanding and mindset regarding poverty. Learn about practical strategies to make a difference in our community. This workshop is designed for community individuals, educators, sector leaders and volunteers.
The workshop will:
-Examine the impact of poverty
-Explore the codes and cues of different income groups
-Open minds around the culture of poverty
-Identify practical ways to improve relationships -Analyze resources
-Explain language registers, discourse patterns and story structure
-Explain the concept of mental models
-Identify principles for improving outcomes
-Introduce Getting Ahead and Circles: practical initiatives to bring communities together
The cost is $40.00 and includes a workbook and lunch.
For questions, please contact Amy at email@example.com