Bridges Across Every Divide

August 13, 2018 Published by

Without a common language and an accurate understanding of poverty, there is little hope of developing a comprehensive approach to such a complex problem. Bridges Across Every Divide offers up both a common language and an accurate understanding of poverty, along with a process for policy solutions in a harsh…

B200 – Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World: Facilitator Training

September 9, 2015 Published by

The powerful Getting Ahead curriculum shares Bridges Out of Poverty concepts directly with people in poverty. Trained facilitators help people develop their own plans for stability in this 16-session experience. Certified facilitator training emphasizes the importance of participants—called “investigators”—learning on their own. The co-investigative process uses a self-assessment and other…

Getting Ahead Network

October 31, 2013 Published by

The Getting Ahead Network is made up of hundreds of sites throughout the U.S. and the world that use Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World to help people in poverty stabilize their situations and build resources to improve their lives. See where Getting Ahead sites are located on this map. To add…

Facilitator Input & Stories

September 3, 2013 Published by

No one can help a Getting Ahead facilitator like another facilitator. Read these tips and stories from experienced facilitators and Getting Ahead author, Phil DeVol, and share yours in this space, too. Tara Wallace-Boone from Stokes County NC shares three Getting Ahead stories of investigators who are taking charge of…