Community Action Poverty Simulation

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Participants in this simulation will play the roles of families "living on the edge" and attempt to provide a living for their family just above the poverty level. Afterwards, there will be a facilitated discussion between service providers about the challenges in our community.

All supplies and information will be provided. Contact for more information. To register, go to

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library, Ames Human Relations Commission, Inclusive Ames, and The Volunteer Center of Story County.

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