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Poverty Workshop

Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015 
Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm

Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 2PM to 5 PM at Trinity UMC
No Charge – Pre-Registration Requested
What choices would you make if you had little time and little money to spare? Produced by the Faith & Family Homelessness Project of Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry, and presented by the Trinity Social Justice team, this live-action simulation will give you a deep understanding of the challenges and realities facing low income people. During the workshop you will:
Role-play a month in the life of a low income families or individuals, such as a parent trying to care for children with little time or money, a senior citizen trying to maintain  self-sufficiency on Social Security, or a homeless veteran, trying to cope with life on the streets.
Meet others who care about the issue
Explore the impact of poverty on our community
The workshop is not appropriate for children under 12. Free childcare will be provided if we have a minimum of 5 children signed up. To request childcare, please RSVP to the Trinity office by September 24.
Questions? Contact the Trinity office or speak with Janice or Andrea.  Or for more information, visit the Seattle U Poverty Workshop page.
Pre-registration for the Trinity Poverty Simulation is requested. To register, visit the eventbright page for the workshop (walk-in participants will be accommodated as space allows).