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Poverty Simulation

POVERTY SIMULATION Enhancing awareness and sensitivity to the daily struggle of low- income families Friday, Apr. 17th 9am to 1pm 1101 Ave. D Brownwood, TX 76801 All proceeds will benefit Brown County Home Solutions THE SIMULATION During a simulation, participants role-play the lives of low-income families, from single parents trying to care for their children to senior citizens trying to maintain their self-sufficiency on Social Security. The task of each family is to provide food, shelter and other basic necessities during the simulation while interacting with various community resources. Although it uses “play” money and other props, fictional scenarios, and time limits, the poverty simul

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