• Starving for Change: Poverty and Food Insufficiency in Northern Michigan

    People in your community are going hungry. Find out why and what you can do to help. Brandon Everest's SOC 201 class at NMC take an in-depth look at food inequality and how it impacts the most vulnerable in northern Michigan.

    published: 03 Dec 2014
  • Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan

    This video provides an introduction to research on poverty at the University of Michigan, and a new initiative that UM is launching.

    published: 04 Oct 2016
  • Poverty numbers up for Michigan children

    The latest kids count report is out and shows the number of children living in poverty is staggering. That number is only growing. Here's how this latest data is impacting the community and what resources are available.

    published: 19 Apr 2017
  • 12 of the Worst Places to Live in the U.S.

    Get more Tips here! www.destinationtips.com Are you thinking of relocating somewhere in the States? Make sure you take a look at the 12 worst places to live in the U.S. before you make any decisions about your next home base. 12. St. Louis, Missouri Over 14% of St. Louis’ population is living below the poverty line. Out of 100,000 residents, every year 35.3 are murdered, which ranks it as one of America’s most dangerous cities too. 11. Reno, Nevada Reno was the gambling capital of the US until Las Vegas was developed and “The Biggest Little City in the World” has been in economic decline ever since. Reno experiences nearly 39 annual crimes per 1,000 residents. 10. Modesto, California Despite being home to the largest winery in the world, the unemployment rate was nearly 13% in 2014. ...

    published: 17 Jun 2016
  • Michigan Kids are in poverty

    Michigan Kids are in poverty

    published: 25 Jun 2013
  • Poverty Simulations

    Poverty Solutions partnered with U-M Dearborn’s Office of Metropolitan Impact and Office of Student Success to host a poverty simulation to give students an idea of the challenges families in poverty face daily. It is designed to give participants specific realistic barriers associated with poverty including: feeding your family, paying your bills, finding employment, and navigating many more challenges. The goal is to have students reflect and learn ways to take action, promote justice, and be an ally to those living in a real state of poverty.

    published: 18 Jan 2018
  • Detroit, The USA's Cheapest Houses

    American Roadtrip http://www.overlander.tv Watch our other Detroit videos including an interview with Pinky about urban farming http://www.overlander.tv/tag/detroit/ I interviewed Pinky Jones about MUFI, the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative. She had just bought a house in the same North End Detroit neighbourhood as the Urban Farm for $3,000. In this video she takes us for a short tour of the two story, 6 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 kitchen property. Pinky bought her house with her brother at a Detroit City Tax Auction. Detroit City has auctions of vacant homes as a result of tax lien foreclosures, in which homeowners failed to pay their property taxes and other municipal fees. Pinky and her brother are yet to get Utilities and Water connected in their new home. Pinky believes many in Detroit...

    published: 31 Jul 2014
  • Poverty numbers up for Michigan children

    The latest kids count report is out and shows the number of children living in poverty is staggering. That number is only growing. Elizabeth Crenshaw shows us how this latest data is impacting the community and what resources are available.

    published: 19 Apr 2017
  • Life Inside Detroit Public Schools

    School Counselor Lakia Wilson shows us how a crumbling school building and lack of staff and supplies makes it almost impossible to provide Detroit children an equal education. Add your voice: aft.to/Detroit #SaveDetroitKids

    published: 15 Jan 2016
  • Some Blame Race, Poverty in Flint Water Crisis

    One question has persisted since the full extent of the Flint water crisis emerged: Would this have happened in a wealthier, whiter community? (Jan. 22) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Get updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNews The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings. AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news a...

    published: 22 Jan 2016
  • Fewer Kids Living in Poverty, More Have Health Insurance

    University of Michigan research professor David Johnson talks about the most recent government released poverty numbers.

    published: 14 Sep 2017
  • Experiencing poverty through simulation

    Students participated in a three-hour poverty simulation Oct. 30 to learn about what life is like for those who live in poverty. The students were grouped into “families” and had to navigate through a variety of challenges to meet their basic needs.

    published: 03 Nov 2015
  • Poverty Simulation Experiences (Michigan)

    Over the past year, the Poverty Reduction Initiative has recorded the experiences of Michigan residents who participated in Poverty Simulation Workshops across Michigan. This video is a compilation of their feelings, concerns and outcomes after experiencing a simulated "month" in poverty. The Poverty Simulation Workshop is a role-playing experience that offers the opportunity to learn more about the realties of living in conditions of poverty. Participants enter the workshop with a new identify and family profile. Participants experience one month of poverty compressed into the real time of the simulation (generally three hours total). Afterwards in the debriefing, they share insights of extraordinary vividness and intensity. As a result, ordinary people from all walks of life can sh...

    published: 09 Jun 2010
  • Flint, Michigan: Urban Decay in the USA

    Abandoned and vandalized homes and businesses. July 2009

    published: 24 Jul 2009
  • Poverty Simulation Shows What It's Like to Live in Poverty

    More info: http://www.nwm.org/community/poverty-reduction/traverse-bay-pri/ The "Survive a 'Month' in Poverty" workshop in Traverse City, hosted by the Traverse Bay Poverty Reduction Initiative (PRI), and co-sponsored by Northwestern Michigan College and Michigan State University North, helped give more than 100 participants a better understanding of what it is like to live in poverty.

    published: 15 Oct 2012
  • Michigan Poverty Summit

    More than 5,000 people attend summit at COBO center to discuss ways to help the growing number of Michiganians in poverty.

    published: 17 Nov 2008
  • Michigan Poverty Impacts Both Children and transportation

    Norman Yatooma, President and founder of Yatooma's Foundation For The Kids, discuses the Michigan poverty impacting both children and transportation with Bob Dutko, WMUZ.

    published: 24 Sep 2012
  • University of Michigan experts weighs in on the rising poverty levels

    University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy professor Sheldon Danzinger explains why the poverty levels may be high in this year's reports.

    published: 10 Sep 2012
  • Report: 22 percent of Michigan children in poverty in 2015

    An annual report reveals that about 22 percent -- or 486,000 Michigan children -- lived in poverty in 2015.

    published: 14 Jun 2017
  • How poverty and mental illness are putting more people behind bars

    More Americans than ever before are spending time in jail despite a drop in the crime rate in the past two decades. That's according to a new report that also found that a disproportionate number of people in jail suffer from mental illness. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Nicholas Turner of the Vera Institute of Justice and Margo Schlanger of the University of Michigan.

    published: 16 Feb 2015
  • Access of West Michigan Poverty Simulation

    The poverty simulation experience is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family trying to survive from month to month. It is a simulation, not a game. The object is to sensitize participants to the realities faced by low-income people.

    published: 28 Apr 2011
  • Poverty Island and St. Martin's Island Lighthouse drone video

    Poverty Island and St. Martin's Island Lighthouse drone video on Lake Michigan near Escanaba. 3dr solo

    published: 22 Jul 2017
  • Michigan poverty

    published: 17 Dec 2014
  • Girls living in poverty refuse to devalue their self-worth

    With all the misleading stereotypes about people who live in poverty, it’s hard to maintain a positive self-image, especially as a teenager. But these young women know their identity is separate from their financial status — and their family’s struggles do not define their self-worth. Produced by: Dalton Cymbal, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Hailey Davenport, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Becca Messner, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Noelani Retz, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Mary Sier, Royal Oak High School, Michigan

    published: 02 Sep 2016
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Starving for Change: Poverty and Food Insufficiency in Northern Michigan

Starving for Change: Poverty and Food Insufficiency in Northern Michigan

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  • Updated: 03 Dec 2014
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People in your community are going hungry. Find out why and what you can do to help. Brandon Everest's SOC 201 class at NMC take an in-depth look at food inequality and how it impacts the most vulnerable in northern Michigan.
https://wn.com/Starving_For_Change_Poverty_And_Food_Insufficiency_In_Northern_Michigan
Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan

Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan

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  • Updated: 04 Oct 2016
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This video provides an introduction to research on poverty at the University of Michigan, and a new initiative that UM is launching.
https://wn.com/Poverty_Solutions_At_The_University_Of_Michigan
Poverty numbers up for Michigan children

Poverty numbers up for Michigan children

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  • Updated: 19 Apr 2017
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The latest kids count report is out and shows the number of children living in poverty is staggering. That number is only growing. Here's how this latest data is impacting the community and what resources are available.
https://wn.com/Poverty_Numbers_Up_For_Michigan_Children
12 of the Worst Places to Live in the U.S.

12 of the Worst Places to Live in the U.S.

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  • Updated: 17 Jun 2016
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Get more Tips here! www.destinationtips.com Are you thinking of relocating somewhere in the States? Make sure you take a look at the 12 worst places to live in the U.S. before you make any decisions about your next home base. 12. St. Louis, Missouri Over 14% of St. Louis’ population is living below the poverty line. Out of 100,000 residents, every year 35.3 are murdered, which ranks it as one of America’s most dangerous cities too. 11. Reno, Nevada Reno was the gambling capital of the US until Las Vegas was developed and “The Biggest Little City in the World” has been in economic decline ever since. Reno experiences nearly 39 annual crimes per 1,000 residents. 10. Modesto, California Despite being home to the largest winery in the world, the unemployment rate was nearly 13% in 2014. Modesto ranks number one in the country for car theft and out of 200,000 residents, up to 10,000 are reported to be gang members. 9. Oakland, California The economy in Oakland is strong with a good median household income. ($51,683.) However, home to around 50 gangs and a high violent crime rate, Oakland also suffers from high traffic congestion and poor air quality. 190% worse than the national average. 8. New Orleans, Louisiana The “murder capital of the country," also has one of the worst toxic-substance records. New Orleans has still not recovered from Hurricane Katrina, and was ranked number two in “America’s Dirtiest Cities.” 7. Birmingham, Alabama 27.3% of residents live below the poverty line. Out of every 100,000 residents, 1400 are victims of violent crimes due to the prominent drug trade and high poverty rate. 6. Stockton, California In 2012, the city filed for bankruptcy. Forbes voted Stockton as one of the most dangerous cities in America due to its high crime rates with over 20,000 violent and property crimes committed last year. 5. Memphis, Tennessee Memphis is the largest city on the Mississippi River with over 20% of its inhabitants living below the poverty line. In Memphis you stand a 1 in 12 chance of being a victim of crime. 4. New Haven, Connecticut Home of Yale University, the surrounding areas of New Haven are impoverished and crime ridden. Nearly 68 crimes occur annually for every 1,000 residents. 3. Cleveland, Ohio Aside from being one of the most corrupt cities in the country, Cleveland also has harsh weather conditions, with an average of 60 inches of snowfall each year. 2. Detroit, Michigan The city is suffering from urban decay with over 32% of residents living below the national poverty line. According to FBI Reports, Detroit has the highest rate of violent crime of any city over 200,000. 1. Camden, New Jersey Camden has been on Forbes’ list of “America’s Most Miserable Cities” for years. Riddled with urban decay and political corruption, over 42% of its residents live below the poverty line. It also has 560% more crime than the national average. Where do you think the Worst Place to Live in the U.S. is?
https://wn.com/12_Of_The_Worst_Places_To_Live_In_The_U.S.
Michigan Kids are in poverty

Michigan Kids are in poverty

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Michigan Kids are in poverty
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Poverty Simulations

Poverty Simulations

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  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • views: 117
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Poverty Solutions partnered with U-M Dearborn’s Office of Metropolitan Impact and Office of Student Success to host a poverty simulation to give students an idea of the challenges families in poverty face daily. It is designed to give participants specific realistic barriers associated with poverty including: feeding your family, paying your bills, finding employment, and navigating many more challenges. The goal is to have students reflect and learn ways to take action, promote justice, and be an ally to those living in a real state of poverty.
https://wn.com/Poverty_Simulations
Detroit, The USA's Cheapest Houses

Detroit, The USA's Cheapest Houses

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  • Updated: 31 Jul 2014
  • views: 369103
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American Roadtrip http://www.overlander.tv Watch our other Detroit videos including an interview with Pinky about urban farming http://www.overlander.tv/tag/detroit/ I interviewed Pinky Jones about MUFI, the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative. She had just bought a house in the same North End Detroit neighbourhood as the Urban Farm for $3,000. In this video she takes us for a short tour of the two story, 6 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 kitchen property. Pinky bought her house with her brother at a Detroit City Tax Auction. Detroit City has auctions of vacant homes as a result of tax lien foreclosures, in which homeowners failed to pay their property taxes and other municipal fees. Pinky and her brother are yet to get Utilities and Water connected in their new home. Pinky believes many in Detroit have trouble paying these bills and many go without heating, electricity and water, even through the harsh Michigan winter. Many Beautiful historic homes are available in Detroit for very cheap prices. Many DIYers buy houses and surrounding vacant blocks to grow urban veggie gardens. Detroit is becoming quite a hub for young artists, attracted by the cheap rents and properties, and the unique post industrial landscape. For more information on buying houses in Detroit http://buildingdetroit.org/Home BUT do your research http://www.marketwatch.com/story/detroits-1000-houses-may-be-a-lousy-deal-2014-04-16 Subscribe to overlander: http://www.youtube.com/user/overlander?sub_confirmation=1 Check out our full video catalog: http://www.youtube.com/user/overlander/videos Videos, travel advice and more: http://overlander.tv Like Overlander on Facebook: http://fb.com/overlander.tv Follow Overlander on Twitter: http://twitter.com/overlandertv Instagram Travel Photos: http://instagram.com/overlandertv
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Poverty numbers up for Michigan children

Poverty numbers up for Michigan children

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  • Updated: 19 Apr 2017
  • views: 49
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The latest kids count report is out and shows the number of children living in poverty is staggering. That number is only growing. Elizabeth Crenshaw shows us how this latest data is impacting the community and what resources are available.
https://wn.com/Poverty_Numbers_Up_For_Michigan_Children
Life Inside Detroit Public Schools

Life Inside Detroit Public Schools

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  • Updated: 15 Jan 2016
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School Counselor Lakia Wilson shows us how a crumbling school building and lack of staff and supplies makes it almost impossible to provide Detroit children an equal education. Add your voice: aft.to/Detroit #SaveDetroitKids
https://wn.com/Life_Inside_Detroit_Public_Schools
Some Blame Race, Poverty in Flint Water Crisis

Some Blame Race, Poverty in Flint Water Crisis

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  • Updated: 22 Jan 2016
  • views: 1679
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One question has persisted since the full extent of the Flint water crisis emerged: Would this have happened in a wealthier, whiter community? (Jan. 22) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Get updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNews The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings. AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress http://www.ap.org/ https://plus.google.com/+AP/ https://www.facebook.com/APNews https://twitter.com/AP
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Fewer Kids Living in Poverty, More Have Health Insurance

Fewer Kids Living in Poverty, More Have Health Insurance

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  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • views: 103
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University of Michigan research professor David Johnson talks about the most recent government released poverty numbers.
https://wn.com/Fewer_Kids_Living_In_Poverty,_More_Have_Health_Insurance
Experiencing poverty through simulation

Experiencing poverty through simulation

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  • Duration: 1:31
  • Updated: 03 Nov 2015
  • views: 528
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Students participated in a three-hour poverty simulation Oct. 30 to learn about what life is like for those who live in poverty. The students were grouped into “families” and had to navigate through a variety of challenges to meet their basic needs.
https://wn.com/Experiencing_Poverty_Through_Simulation
Poverty Simulation Experiences (Michigan)

Poverty Simulation Experiences (Michigan)

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  • Updated: 09 Jun 2010
  • views: 2979
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Over the past year, the Poverty Reduction Initiative has recorded the experiences of Michigan residents who participated in Poverty Simulation Workshops across Michigan. This video is a compilation of their feelings, concerns and outcomes after experiencing a simulated "month" in poverty. The Poverty Simulation Workshop is a role-playing experience that offers the opportunity to learn more about the realties of living in conditions of poverty. Participants enter the workshop with a new identify and family profile. Participants experience one month of poverty compressed into the real time of the simulation (generally three hours total). Afterwards in the debriefing, they share insights of extraordinary vividness and intensity. As a result, ordinary people from all walks of life can share a very special kind of awakening. The Poverty Simulation Workshop can open people's eyes to the human cost of poverty. The power of this unique learning resource is that it creates, like no other method, an insight into the state of chronic crisis that consumes so many working poor families. Learn more at: www.haltpoverty.org
https://wn.com/Poverty_Simulation_Experiences_(Michigan)
Flint, Michigan: Urban Decay in the USA

Flint, Michigan: Urban Decay in the USA

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  • Updated: 24 Jul 2009
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Abandoned and vandalized homes and businesses. July 2009
https://wn.com/Flint,_Michigan_Urban_Decay_In_The_USA
Poverty Simulation Shows What It's Like to Live in Poverty

Poverty Simulation Shows What It's Like to Live in Poverty

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  • Updated: 15 Oct 2012
  • views: 8107
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More info: http://www.nwm.org/community/poverty-reduction/traverse-bay-pri/ The "Survive a 'Month' in Poverty" workshop in Traverse City, hosted by the Traverse Bay Poverty Reduction Initiative (PRI), and co-sponsored by Northwestern Michigan College and Michigan State University North, helped give more than 100 participants a better understanding of what it is like to live in poverty.
https://wn.com/Poverty_Simulation_Shows_What_It's_Like_To_Live_In_Poverty
Michigan Poverty Summit

Michigan Poverty Summit

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  • Updated: 17 Nov 2008
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More than 5,000 people attend summit at COBO center to discuss ways to help the growing number of Michiganians in poverty.
https://wn.com/Michigan_Poverty_Summit
Michigan Poverty Impacts Both Children and transportation

Michigan Poverty Impacts Both Children and transportation

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  • Updated: 24 Sep 2012
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Norman Yatooma, President and founder of Yatooma's Foundation For The Kids, discuses the Michigan poverty impacting both children and transportation with Bob Dutko, WMUZ.
https://wn.com/Michigan_Poverty_Impacts_Both_Children_And_Transportation
University of Michigan experts weighs in on the rising poverty levels

University of Michigan experts weighs in on the rising poverty levels

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University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy professor Sheldon Danzinger explains why the poverty levels may be high in this year's reports.
https://wn.com/University_Of_Michigan_Experts_Weighs_In_On_The_Rising_Poverty_Levels
Report: 22 percent of Michigan children in poverty in 2015

Report: 22 percent of Michigan children in poverty in 2015

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An annual report reveals that about 22 percent -- or 486,000 Michigan children -- lived in poverty in 2015.
https://wn.com/Report_22_Percent_Of_Michigan_Children_In_Poverty_In_2015
How poverty and mental illness are putting more people behind bars

How poverty and mental illness are putting more people behind bars

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  • Updated: 16 Feb 2015
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More Americans than ever before are spending time in jail despite a drop in the crime rate in the past two decades. That's according to a new report that also found that a disproportionate number of people in jail suffer from mental illness. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Nicholas Turner of the Vera Institute of Justice and Margo Schlanger of the University of Michigan.
https://wn.com/How_Poverty_And_Mental_Illness_Are_Putting_More_People_Behind_Bars
Access of West Michigan Poverty Simulation

Access of West Michigan Poverty Simulation

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  • Updated: 28 Apr 2011
  • views: 1764
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The poverty simulation experience is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family trying to survive from month to month. It is a simulation, not a game. The object is to sensitize participants to the realities faced by low-income people.
https://wn.com/Access_Of_West_Michigan_Poverty_Simulation
Poverty Island and St. Martin's Island Lighthouse drone video

Poverty Island and St. Martin's Island Lighthouse drone video

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  • Duration: 2:45
  • Updated: 22 Jul 2017
  • views: 68
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Michigan poverty

Michigan poverty

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Girls living in poverty refuse to devalue their self-worth

Girls living in poverty refuse to devalue their self-worth

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  • Updated: 02 Sep 2016
  • views: 43
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With all the misleading stereotypes about people who live in poverty, it’s hard to maintain a positive self-image, especially as a teenager. But these young women know their identity is separate from their financial status — and their family’s struggles do not define their self-worth. Produced by: Dalton Cymbal, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Hailey Davenport, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Becca Messner, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Noelani Retz, Royal Oak High School, Michigan Mary Sier, Royal Oak High School, Michigan
https://wn.com/Girls_Living_In_Poverty_Refuse_To_Devalue_Their_Self_Worth