BU400 – Strategic Consulting

April 12, 2017 Published by

You’ve been trained in Workplace Stability. Now what? Bring your executive team to the table with an experienced consultant to determine your next steps. You and the consultant will plan an agenda for the strategic consulting day tailored to your business needs. The goal is to have all teams and…

The Marion, Ohio, Municipal Court

November 25, 2013 Published by

The Marion, Ohio, Municipal Court has used Bridges Out of Poverty in a number of ways to reduce recidivism, increase probation and treatment compliance, and improve outcomes. One initiative to improve driver’s license reinstatement and reduce repeat offenses has resulted in 75% of driver’s license offenders obtaining a valid driver’s license,…

Refined By Fire Ministries, LA

November 25, 2013 Published by

Refined By Fire Ministries, LA, uses Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World with adult offenders in Louisiana prisons. Results: Five offenders released after completing Getting Ahead reported improved resource-building. Of the 10 individuals still incarcerated: All had remained write-up free Three became members of the Toastmasters Club Three became members of…

Columbiana County Municipal Court, Ohio

November 25, 2013 Published by

Columbiana County Municipal Court, Ohio, used Bridges constructs to make nine policy changes: Eliminated obstacles within the municipal court for offenders from generational poverty Reduced bench warrants and arrests Reduced jail fees by $65,000 in first year and $43,000 in second year Increased proceeds from bondable misdemeanor cases by 28% Reduced…

B500 – Trainer Certification

October 9, 2013 Published by

Want to present the Bridges Out of Poverty material to people in your organization? Prepare with in-depth work on the Bridges Out of Poverty and Applying Bridges Concepts seminars. Includes comprehensive research and training materials. Gain a deeper understanding of Bridges strategies and processes while: Developing poverty reduction strategies Tailoring…

B400 – Strategic Consulting

September 17, 2013 Published by

You’ve been trained in Bridges in Out of Poverty. Now what? Bring stakeholders to the table with an experienced consultant to determine your next steps. You and the consultant will plan an agenda for the strategic consulting day tailored to your community and organizational needs. The goal is to attract…

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…