Parishioners from St. Bernard’s are teaming up with Catholic Charities to launch an educational program that simulates the problems of poverty. Starting in June, workshops will be presented to churches, schools and groups in an effort to raise awareness and understanding about the day-to-day challenges faced by families with low income.
Each presentation requires 25 volunteers to act out the parts of banker, social worker, teacher, police and other characters at various stations such as: utility company, pawn shop, mortgage company, jail, and daycare. Opportunities for volunteers are flexible...
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