Poverty 101, DPS Acoma Campus Room 113, Tuesday, 02. April 2019

Facilitator: Anna Theisen, Denver Public Schools Homeless Education Network Description: Gain strategies for understanding and communicating more effectively with people who are fighting poverty. Poverty competency is having a comprehensive understanding of poverty and the skills to effectively eradicate its impacts on learning. It is knowing the history and structural causes of poverty ensure that you are operating from facts not stereotypes. Poverty 101 is understanding the complexities of poverty and how many different life experiences are labeled “poverty.” It is fostering a climate of everyone belonging and having the opportunity to shine. It is creating relationships based on identification so people can see they are not so different.

Learn tools for making a difference for those living in poverty in your classrooms, schools and community.

Session Style: Lecture & Round table discussion
Recommended for: Managers or site leads; New to youth development; Direct service/site staff; Organization leadership

DQUAC is dedicated to creating a safe and accessible space for everyone who participates in our trainings and events. We welcome persons of all abilities and will attempt to provide reasonable accommodations upon request.  If you need a specific accommodation for this event, please contact Melanie Kartzmer, at Melanie_kartzmer@dpsk12.org or 720-423-1803 as soon as possible so we can make arrangements.

Tuesday, 02. April 2019, DPS Acoma Campus Room 113, Poverty 101

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