NDSU Calendar

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Poverty Simulation (Special Events)

During this simulation, registered participants role-play the lives of low-income families, from single parents caring for their children to senior citizens trying to maintain self-sufficiency on Social Security. The task of each family is to provide food, shelter, and other basic necessities while interacting with various community resources such as a pawn shop, Community Action Agency, community health agency, and much more.
The goal of the simulation is to enable participants to view poverty from different angles in an experiential setting. Participants will begin to understand what life is like with a shortage of money and an abundance of stress and become motivated to be part of the solution to ending poverty in the United States.
More information...
Location: Mem.Union - Great Plains Ballroom
Price: Free
Contact: Tayler Morris
E-Mail: tayler.morris@ndsu.edu

701-231-7350

copy this event into your personal desktop calendar

Site Manager: NDSU WebMaster
Published by University Relations
North Dakota State University
Information Phone: (701) 231-8011
Physical Address: 1340 Administration Avenue North - Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing Address: PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050