People familiar with a more stable, middle-income economic lens struggle with understanding people living in poverty as the “economic rules” of each lens are not the same. To be unaware of the fundamental differences between classes can lead to an immediate roadblock in building significant relationships.
Bridges Out of Poverty is a uniquely powerful tool designed for social, health, and legal services professionals, offering specific solutions that organizations can implement to:
For more information, please contact Ryli Meyer at 610.970.5995, or RMeyer@pottstowncluster.org.
Join us online via Zoom on April 8 from 2 pm to 3 pm for a free Bridges Out of Poverty 101 workshop opportunity to better understand people living in poverty. This workshop offers something for everyone! It can help redesign programs to better serve coworkers, build skills for management to help guide employees, and so much more. Register here:
Understanding Poverty to Plan and Persevere (UP3) is an initiative which builds on the framework of Bridges Out of Poverty, and helps individuals build their resources and social capital.
For more information, please contact Ryli Meyer at 610.970.5995 or RMeyer@pottstowncluster.org.
Looking for a way to build relationships with others in the Pottstown area community from home? Join us (online) for a free UP3 Community Cohort workshop opportunity on Thursdays from 2 pm to 3 pm starting on April 9. Space is limited! Joining us for our UP3 Community Cohort Workshop is a great way to develop a better understanding of poverty, bridge gaps between people of different socioeconomic environments, and build relationships with one another in the community.
Chaplains provide spiritual relief to anyone requesting such support, with the careful love and provision of God’s grace.
Pictured above: Denise Butler (UP3 grad), Zoe Wingard (UP3 grad), Randy Doaty (Pottstown Community Member), Bob Waller (UP3 grad), Linda Rogers (UP3 grad), Melik Bullock (UP3 grad), Frederick C. Foster (UP3 grad).