August 14th Courageous Conversation/Poverty Simulation

August 14th Courageous Conversation/Poverty Simulation

By Sharon Owens

 

 

 

On August the 14th, the HHSC Center for the Elimination of Disproportionality & Disparities and the Abilene Region 14 Education Service Center co-sponsored a courageous conversation about inequity, and a poverty simulation workshop. The morning consisted of the 3.5 hour Mandatory Reporters Courageous Conversation and the afternoon was devoted to the Poverty Simulation. After engaging in a courageous conversation unpacking the challenges faced by our vulnerable populations, the workshop participants walked in the shoes of poor people. {{more}}The Courageous Conversation for Mandatory Reporters of Abuse and Neglect is funded through a grant from the Children’s Justice Act.”