BU210 – Getting Ahead in the Workplace: Facilitator Training

September 17, 2013 Published by

People sometimes feel trapped in poverty because employment is unsteady and promotion into a living-wage job is just out of reach. Getting Ahead in the Workplace is a path to stable employment based on community and relationships. Engage low-wage employees, their families, and volunteers as problem solvers working shoulder to shoulder…

B120 – Bridges to Sustainable Communities

September 17, 2013 Published by

This workshop moves communities toward sustainability where everyone can live well. By discussing the four areas of research into the causes of poverty, the workshop deepens understanding of the costs to communities. The goal is to build a comprehensive approach to reducing poverty. Develop a community- and relationship-based approach to…

B100 – Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities

September 17, 2013 Published by

English: This workshop is a comprehensive approach to understanding poverty. Bridges Out of Poverty uses the lens of economic class and provides concrete tools and strategies for a community to alleviate poverty. Participants will review poverty research, examine a theory of change, and analyze poverty through the prism of the…

B105 – Bridges Out of Poverty: Applying Bridges Concepts

September 17, 2013 Published by

English This workshop is designed to take the constructs introduced in the Bridges Out of Poverty workshop and help participants begin embedding them. Participants will learn more about: Language experience, cognitive issues, and barriers to change How to use mental models to communicate effectively Skills of mediation Relationship building and mentoring…

B310 – Hidden Rules of Class at Work

September 17, 2013 Published by

In order to work effectively with low-wage and entry-level workers, supervisors and managers must understand the motivations of people coming from the environment of poverty. Reduce turnover, increase productivity, and assess employee strengths to build resources for employees—and for the business. Participants will understand how the levels of an organization reflect…

Building Community Sustainability

August 1, 2013 Published by

Employers, community organizations, social service agencies, and individuals all have a stake in a sustainable community. But how do you get all stakeholders at the table, speaking the same language about poverty, and communicating in an atmosphere of mutual respect? These workshops and books provide a blueprint for building a strong…