Poverty Institute Agenda


Day 1

8:00 am Registration

9:00 am Conference Begins

Donna – My Story and What I Have Learned

All – Your Story and Your Desired Takeaways

Poverty Realities and Impacts:

Defining Poverty

Myths and Stereotypes

History and Facts

What does Poverty Teach?


Poverty in Your Work World: Your Perspectives, Challenges and Current Actions


12:00pm Lunch (on your own)


1:00pm Activity: Your Social Class Experience

Foundation for Making a Difference: Five Key Concepts

 Tools for Improving Communication and Relationships

Reflection Activity

Preparing for Day Two: Bill Pay Activity and Reality Check explained


Day 2

9:00am Bill Pay Activity

Learning Styles Inventory

Reality Check Activity


12:00pm Lunch (on your own)


1:00pm Debrief of Reality Check Activity and Link to Actions

Models of Best Practice

Your Action Plan