Understanding Poverty

February 8, 2016

CoActive Connections Poverty Awareness TrainingIf you are look­ing to expand your gen­eral under­stand­ing and knowl­edge of the poverty expe­ri­ence in order to lay a foun­da­tion to strate­gize on how to improve your ser­vices, poli­cies, and inter­ac­tions with peo­ple expe­ri­enc­ing poverty, then you should start with our Under­stand­ing Poverty course.

Course Descrip­tion: What is poverty, and how does it impact lives and com­mu­ni­ties? Learn about com­mon poverty myths and under­stand the daily real­i­ties that some­one faces when expe­ri­enc­ing poverty. Explore bar­ri­ers and chal­lenges faced by indi­vid­u­als expe­ri­enc­ing poverty, and use that knowl­edge to start think­ing about how to apply this to your work and inter­ac­tions with peo­ple expe­ri­enc­ing poverty. The train­ing includes expe­ri­en­tial activ­i­ties and active discussion.

Logis­tics: Length: 2 hours. Par­tic­i­pants: 12–75. We bring train­ing directly to your organization.

Oppor­tu­ni­ties to make the train­ing even more rel­e­vant to your group or organization:

  • Our train­ing inte­grates local data and resources (where pos­si­ble) in order to make the train­ing con­tent more rel­e­vant to your group or organization.
  • We work with your group to iden­tify spe­cific objec­tives and goals you have for train­ing, and cus­tomize our activ­i­ties to fit your needs.
  • The train­ing hours are flex­i­ble, and we can work with you to iden­tify the best length of train­ing to ade­quately meet your learn­ing goals.


Learn More:

Check out our other train­ing options here to enrich your under­stand­ing of poverty. If you are curi­ous about who we have trained, check out our past clients. Check out tes­ti­mo­ni­als to hear what train­ing par­tic­i­pants had to say.

Con­tact us to learn more about our “Under­stand­ing Poverty” train­ing and how you and your orga­ni­za­tion can benefit.

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  • The training taught me to “manage what I have better and be more aware of the stress level it causes to not be able to meet ‘your’ needs.” (Poverty Awareness Training participant)