Posts by Vern Reed:

Southeast Iowa Bridges initiative offers support, receives award

March 9, 2017 Published by

Lots of great things have been happening in southeast Iowa, and I’d like to give an update on the progress of our Bridges Out of Poverty initiative. Our Getting Ahead groups have been a huge success, and the next-biggest boost has been the partnerships that are being formed between people, classes,…

Building bridges in education

August 2, 2016 Published by

I am fortunate to work in a school district that recognizes the power in the Bridges Out of Poverty philosophies. In December, our school hosted a training for all communities in southeast Iowa. Since that training, crazy and incredible things have been happening in our “Bridges journey.” One of the…