We bring poverty awareness education to Oregon to catalyze your organization to achieve its highest level of service, productivity and goals.
CoActive Connections believes that by gaining a deeper understanding of the unique needs of people you interact with, you will have more tools to accomplish your goals. Among our training participants, 92% state that there is a need for education on the realities of poverty. They provide this input after receiving training, demonstrating the importance of the education they just received.
Training topics and exercises are customized according to your organizational needs. Each training session can range from 1–12 hours. Learn more about Poverty Awareness Training by clicking on the presentation tool below:
Who do we train?
We provide poverty awareness education for a variety of groups and organizations:
What do you get out of training?
As an educator, policymaker, service provider or community member, you are in a unique position to affect poverty in your community. Poverty Awareness Training is catered to your group’s self-defined objectives. We facilitate using an interactive approach, and integrate authentic storytelling from both trainers and people experiencing poverty (gathered from focus groups and interviews). Some examples of training outcomes include:
- Develop tools and strategies to work toward self-defined goals regarding poverty and cultural competency.
- Create a customized action plan to address organizational goals related to poverty.
- Increase level of trust with clients and community members.
- Improve overall job satisfaction.