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RYP Equity Series: Poverty Simulation with CCSI

Event Details

Date & Time

Date: May 22
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Asbury Church
1050 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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*ASL Interpreter provided upon request – please email kstampfler@racf.org*

**Accessible parking is located behind Asbury in lot P. Please enter through the door to the right of the main entrance. The ramp will be on your right once you enter the building. Once you come off the ramp, turn left and the elevator to the lower level will be on your left.**

The community conversation has deepened in designing strategies to address the pervasive conditions and impact of poverty on Rochester area families. Individuals are becoming compelled to learn more, become change agents, and contribute to creating equity and access for those who are most underserved and suffering in the places where we work, live, play and worship.

This powerful exercise is designed to help community leaders, health and human service providers, area businesses, and other community stakeholders increase their understanding of the day-to-day challenges faced by those living in poverty and how current biases, systems, policies, and practices have created barriers.

The simulation is free, but space is limited. You must RSVP to hold your seat: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poverty-simulation-tickets-43900784428

If you have attended a simulation in the past and wish to volunteer at this session or if you have any questions, please email Kayleigh Rae Stampfler at kstampfler@racf.org.

Thank you to our event sponsors and partners: ACT Rochester, United Way of Greater Rochester Emerging Leaders Society, Rochester Area Community Foundation, Rochester Young Professionals and RocCity Coalition. Thank you also to Coordinated Care Services, Inc. – CCSI for facilitating this event.

***Save the Date for an optional reflection session of your simulation experience. This session will be held on June 6 at 5:30 pm at Asbury.***

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