Bridges Out of Poverty Community Forum and Workshop

Our Friends Place is hosting two great Bridges Out of Poverty events at the Communities Foundation of Texas, Mabel Peters Caruth Center, 5500 Caruth Haven Lane @ Central Expressway in Dallas.  This is presented by aha! Process, founded by Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D. author of "A Framework for Understanding Poverty".

  • A free, open to the public, Bridges Out of Poverty Community Forum will be held March 1st from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Come learn about the issues that surround poverty in the community and how awareness for using tools and resources can help build stability and remove barriers for the economically disadvantaged.  RSVP required via email to cindy.washlesky@ourfriendsplace.org (include name, address, phone and email).
  • For community partners, resource providers, city and school leadership there will be a two day Bridges Out of Poverty Workshop on March 2nd and March 3rd from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  This workshop is a comprehensive approach to developing tools and strategies to build community stability, remove barriers for clients with few resources and to help prevent, reduce and alleviate poverty.  To register visit www.ofppovertyworkshop.eventbrite.com; fee is $50 and includes lunch both days.

Thank you to the generosity of our sponsors David M. Crowley Foundation and the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation.