Bridges out of Poverty is a framework designed to educate community partners, service providers and professionals on:
The social and economic impact that poverty has on individuals and communities.
The realities experienced by individuals living in poverty.
The barriers individuals face when attempting to move themselves out of poverty.
Why should I attend?
Evaluation has shown that participation in Bridges training can:
Change individual attitudes related to poverty.
Foster cultural humility and compassion.
Encourage organizations to address service barriers and factors that contribute to systemic oppression.
Influence agency organizational changes that improve service outcomes.
Please Note: This is the 1st in a series of Bridges events that will be held throughout Algoma starting Fall 2018.