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Bridges Out of Poverty Training

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

This seminar gives staff and volunteers a common language, understanding, and tools to prevent and alleviate poverty. Participants increase awareness of how economic class impacts life experience, resources, and stability. Customer service and teamwork in business and community settings are improved. This seminar is based on the book Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities, a collaboration between Ruby K. Payne, Philip DeVol, and Terie Dreussi Smith.
Facilitator: Stephen MacDonald – certified Bridges Out of Poverty trainer
  • Arrival/Check-In: 8:30 – 9:00 AM
  • Parking: Free and next to the building. The driveway is on Jefferson. Drive under the building overhang to get to the parking lot.
  • Registration Link: Click Here
  • Lunch: A box lunch is provided. (There is an on-site refrigerator and microwave if you have dietary restrictions or prefer to bring your food.)
  • For more information: Email [email protected] or (419) 283-5485.
  • Sponsors: Lucas County Family Council and Lucas County Impact Coalition.
  • Funding: Made available through Lucas County Job and Family Services and the Lucas County Commissioners.


February 15
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Lucas County EMS Training Center
2127 Jefferson Ave.
Toledo, OH 43604
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