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Poverty Simulation January 11th Open to Public

Poverty Simulation January 11th Open to Public

Friends in Deed

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Saturday, January 11th ~ 9 am to 12:30 pm (Doors Open at 8:30 am)St. Luke Church at 4205 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor (Great Room)Hosted by Friends in Deed, Facilitated by ICPJThis workshop is open to the public with prior registration for $35 per person.Download the flyer register, please visit: https://poverty_simulation_jan11.eventbrite.comA Poverty Simulation is a three-hour experiential learning workshop in which participants are sensitized to the realities of living in poverty. This is a simulation, not a game. In the simulation, participants are given scripted role assignments and structured situations. Some are newly unemployed, some have suffered a recent death in the family, and others are working low-paying jobs, sometimes only part-time. Still others are disabled or are senior citizens receiving social security. The availability of cash assistance is extremely limited in today’s world. “Families” meet the obstacles and bureaucracy of day-to-day life. Some families have preschoolers, others have elementary-aged children and some have teenagers. The task of the “families” is to provide for basic necessities and shelter during the course of four 15-minute “weeks.”For more information to join as a volunteer or participant, contact

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Start Date: Jan 11 2020 12:00 AM

End Date:  Jan 11 2020 12:00 PM


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