In Common Houston - Bridges Out of Poverty Workshop
Please join us on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM for the Bridges Out of Poverty workshop hosted by St. John the Divine Episcopal Church in Houston.

The one-day workshop introduces participants to a comprehensive approach for understanding the dynamics that cause and maintain poverty from the individual to the systemic levels. Bridges Out of Poverty uses the lens of economic class and provides concrete tools and strategies for a community to prevent, reduce, and alleviate poverty; it is designed to provide a broad overview of concepts.

As a result of the workshop, participants will:

~ Gain a better understanding of poverty and its causes
~ Analyze and have a better understanding of their environment, circumstances, and role in society
~ Learn to build relationships of mutual respect with people from other environments and classes
~ Analyze poverty through the prism of the hidden rules of class, resources, family structure, and language
~ Acquire specific strategies for improving outcomes for people living in poverty


When: Saturday, August 24, 2019
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: St. John the Divine Episcopal Church
2450 River Oaks Blvd
Houston, TX 77019

The training is FREE and includes lunch and workshop materials. Please be sure to RSVP soon as space is limited.

With any questions regarding registration, please contact Melodee Toles at (832) 658-2662.

If you'd like to learn more about other workshops organized by the Episcopal Health Foundation, please visit our Learning Opportunities page: https://www.episcopalhealth.org/en/congregational-engagement/learning-opportunities
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