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Poverty Simulation- United Way of the Alberta Capital Region

  • NAIT Main Campus- Fresh Express Cafeteria 11762 106 Street Northwest Edmonton, AB, T5G 2R1 Canada (map)

A Poverty Simulation is a unique and powerful experience which challenges perceptions, changes perspectives and strengthens understanding and empathy.

Participants experience a full range of encounters, obstacles and challenges, while trained volunteers populate the simulation as business owners, teachers, police officers, agency workers, service providers and government employees.

The simulation replicates a month in the life of a family living in poverty. The ultimate mission of each of these families is to provide food, shelter and other basic needs with a limited income.

Register online: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/november-13-2015-simulation-tickets-18019763598