This workshop focuses on the individual lens of the Bridges Out of Poverty Framework. Participants are engage in identifying reasons for poverty in their own community while empathizing with the challenges of those who are in generational poverty. Participants also engage in a simulation where they utilize the “mental model of generational poverty” to try to understand the difficulties of making it through the month when in survival mind.
- Describing experiences common to individuals in generational poverty
- Explaining the differences of the “mental models” of those in generational poverty, those in middle class and those who are wealthy
- Applying components of the mental model of generational poverty in a simulation