Bridges Out of Poverty


As long as there is poverty in this world, no man can be totally rich even if he has a billion dollars. "
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

KACS Poverty Simulation
April 13, 2024

Register for KACS Poverty Simulation:

Bridges Out of Poverty

Poverty Simulation

Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families. Approximately 31,000 people living in poverty in Chester County face daily challenges of choosing between rent, medicine, or food.  This Poverty Simulation is a learning tool to help the community understand what it could be like to be part of a family trying to survive from month to month and to inspire change.

KACS Poverty Simulation
April 13, 2024

What to Expect:

  • Role-Playing: Assume the identity of a person living in poverty* and navigate through various real-life scenarios.
  • Limited Resources: Encounter firsthand the struggles of making ends meet with limited financial resources.
  • Critical Decision-Making: Make tough choices related to healthcare, education, employment, and more, while facing the daily obstacles of poverty.
  • Interactive Dialogue: Engage in conversations with others and learn from their experiences.
  • Debriefing Session w/ Light Refreshments: Reflect on the simulation, discuss insights gained, and explore solutions to address poverty in our community.

Who Can Participate:

This simulation is open to all community members, educators, students, and organizations committed to understanding poverty-related issues and working towards positive change.

Why Attend:

  • Increase Awareness: Develop empathy and a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by those living in poverty.
  • Foster Collaboration: Connect with like-minded individuals and organizations to collaborate on poverty alleviation initiatives.
  • Inspire Action: Empowered with knowledge, you can contribute to creating sustainable solutions for poverty eradication.
  • Strengthen Communities: By engaging in poverty-related discussions, we can foster a compassionate and supportive community.

Come and be part of the change we wish to see in the world!

*Note: This poverty simulation is designed to raise awareness and promote understanding. It does not replicate the full range of hardships faced by individuals living in poverty.