Top Ways to Help Students in Poverty During the Corona Virus Crisis

Submitted by Donna on Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:39
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Top Ways to Help Students in Poverty During the Corona Virus Crisis

Communication Strategies to Assist Students with their Learning.

Poverty did not go away with the Covid-19 Pandemic, it expanded to people not experiencing it before and deepened for many who have been fighting it daily. Educators have contacted me asking for advice on how best help students who are no longer in school, yet still need to eat and learn. Here are some top tips that you can do right away. Stay tuned for online education on this and other poverty related topics.


Hope and Confidence are the Wings for Gaining a Skill/Education

Submitted by Donna on Tue, 05/28/2019 - 23:19
clouds from 30 thousand feet

On the first day of the pilot Women In Transition (WIT) program, the four-member, all-women staff began by sharing their own life experiences. My 26-year-old self was amazed. Because I had only known people from generational poverty, I had never heard the life story of a middle-class person before. I learned that most of the WIT staff members lived in one house their whole childhood. They had gone to the same school for more than three or four months--which is something I had never done. I learned that they had never been hungry, nor watched family members treated badly or arrested.