Free Workshop for Anyone Interested in Alleviating Poverty

Please share with anyone in Union County, NC interested in alleviating poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty aims to develop a shared understanding and framework to collaborate and build a sustainable community where all can thrive. The second day focuses on applying the concepts across sectors to improve outcomes for families and communities that are under-resourced.

This workshop gives leaders, administrators, staff, community members and volunteers the common language, understanding and tools to prevent and alleviate poverty. Participants increase awareness of how economic class impacts life experience, resources and stability. Customer service and teamwork in business and community settings are improved. New insights will create strategies to improve individual, institutional and community-based outcomes. This workshop is based on the book Bridges Out Of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities a collaboration between Ruby K. Payne, Philip DeVol, and Terie Dreussi Smith.

Dates: April 17, 2019 (Day 1 Framework) & May 2, 2019 (Day 2 Application)

Time: 9 am – 4 pm

Location: Union County Department of Human Services, 2330 Concord Ave., Monroe, NC 28110

• Facilitated by Keith Adams, Executive Director of Common Heart and Certified Bridges Out of Poverty trainer.
• All training material, lunch & snacks are provided for both days.
• Sponsors: Common Heart, Union County Community Action and the Poverty Coalition of Union County.
• This two-day workshop is a $400 value.  It is being provided free of charge through the generous support of Union County Community Action and Union County Department of Human Services.

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