Bridges Out Of Poverty 3 Part Series
Starting 2/27/2024 at 8:30 AM and ending on 2/27/2024 at 3:00 PM
Event Groups:
• ESC of Western Reserve - Professional Development
• ESC of Western Reserve - Professional Learning Communities
• ESC of Western Reserve - ESC of the Western Reserve

Based on the work of Dr. Ruby Payne and her book entitled "Bridges out of Poverty," participants are encouraged to participate in this 3 part series that will dive into the individual, Institutional, and Community lenses of understanding Poverty and what we can do about it. Lunch will be provided and a certificate for 5.5 contact hours will be provided at the conclusion of the workshop. Space is limited to 35 participants so register early.

Audience: K-12 Teachers, School Counselors, Social Workers, Building and/or District level Administrators, and County Agency Staff

Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (Registration will begin at 8:00 AM)

Location: ESCWR- Auburn Technology Learning Center, Room 106

It is recommended for each participant to purchase a resource book at the following link: https://www.ahaprocess.com/product/bridges-out-of-poverty-book/


Part 3- Community Lens: Highlights of this workshop include the following topics:

  • Begin with the end in mind

  • The Getting Ahead series and methodology: Getting Ahead is different

  • Partnerships in healthcare

  • Community sustainability grid

  • Social capital and community assessment

  • Analyzing resources: “getting by” vs. “getting ahead” resources

  • Two-generation program

  • Felon reentry class

  • Bridges workshops for the community

  • Bridges attorney

  • Getting Ahead graduate results, Charity Tracker reports

  • Bridges Steering Committee

  • Typical steps for developing a Bridges community

  • Criteria for a Bridges community

ESCWR- Auburn Technology Learning Center, Room 106