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Community Action Poverty Simulation

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Friday, September 6, 2019 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
North Hall 150
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Community Action Poverty Simulation
Friday, Sept. 6
8 a.m.-noon
OSU-Tulsa, North Hall 150

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the simulation will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.
Registration is required for this event. Please RSVP early and only if you are certain you will be able to attend.

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The Community action poverty simulation is provided for agencies aiming to promote poverty awareness. The poverty simulation increases the understanding of the struggles that accompany poverty, and helps to inspire local change among their workers.
It is a profoundly moving experience. It moves people to think about the harsh realities of poverty and to talk about how communities can address the problem. Most importantly, it moves people to make a difference.

The Community Action Poverty Simulation breaks down stereotypes by allowing participants to step into real-life situations of others. Poverty is often portrayed as a stand-alone issue, but this simulation allows individuals to walk a month in the shoes of someone who is facing poverty and realize how complex and interconnected issues of poverty really are.

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