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Public and Nonprofit Studies Hosts Poverty Simulation

A Poverty Simulation hosted by the Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies, the Business Innovation Group and the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement and Step Up Savannah was hosted on Sept. 15 in the Russell Union Ballroom on the Statesboro Campus was featured in the Statesboro Herald.

Written by Julie Lavender in an article entitled A Life of Struggles, the Herald recapped the event which featured students, faculty and members of the Statesboro community including Mayor Jonathan McCollar.

The participants went through segments representing a week of time in the life of an impoverished family. The participants had to deal with homelessness, getting food, medical care, paying the bills and overcoming other obstacles.

You can read the full article here.


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