Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities

February 4 and 5, 2020

Additional reading and activities may be assigned before and during this training. The work outside of the online training will take no more than two hours.

This training fulfills the prerequisite for the Bridges Out of Poverty Trainer Certification.

This online training is a comprehensive approach to understanding the dynamics that cause and maintain poverty from the individual to the systemic level. Bridges Out of Poverty uses the lens of economic class and provides concrete tools and strategies for a community to prevent, reduce, and alleviate poverty.

Participants will review poverty research, examine a theory of change, and analyze poverty through the prism of the hidden rules of class, resources, family structure, and language. Throughout the training, participants will receive specific strategies for improving outcomes for people living in poverty, but the focus of the workshop is to provide a broad overview of concepts. Learn about proven concepts, strategies and approaches. This training assists employers, community organizations, social service agencies, and individuals gain insight and strategies.

Please note that if you are registering within five business days of this event, you will be charged for expedited shipping of the training materials. Please contact Gail Gibson at or (281) 502-3006 to provide payment information for the expedited shipping.

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