Poverty Simulation

United Way Simulation Emulates Life in Poverty

United Way of Cass-Clay is giving people the experience of what it’s like to live in poverty. The organization hosted a simulation as people portrayed families going through hard times while others played roles like bill collectors, service providers and school administrators. It’s an opportunity for new perspectives and a chance to learn about poverty in the local community. “One…

Fargo North Juniors Gain Perspective in Poverty Simulation

groups were given a case study and had to use community resources to help them throughout the exercise

FARGO, N.D. — Juniors at Fargo North High School are learning to empathize with our area’s homeless population. The students were provided different case studies and scenarios as part of a poverty simulation. Each one is meant to help them understand what it’s like living on a lower income or budget and what they must do to meet their basic needs….

Walking in Their Shoes: United Way of Cass-Clay Hosts Poverty Simulation

Participants took on roles of people who were afflicted with poverty in their lives

FARGO, N.D. — Several community members took part in a simulation to understand the effects of poverty firsthand. United Way of Cass–Clay divided people at Microsoft in Fargo into several groups to act out family roles in a poverty simulation. The groups went through four fifteen–minute intervals meant to illustrate what people go through if they are living on a tight…