ReFrame Conference 2021: Accompanying People In Poverty

Posted By: Adrienne Osborne (deleted) Video Library,

Some words associated with poverty include uneducated, lazy, mental illness, homeless, hunger, dirty, fear, hardship, charity and violence. Abject is the lowest extreme imaginable and is associated with misery and humiliation. Therefore, abject poverty is the lowest, most hopeless form of poverty.

From a childhood of abject poverty to being one who can provide service as an adult, Nora will share insights into building relationships with those you serve. She is a gifted story teller who understands the realities of rural poverty. As Nora relates her own struggles growing up in Appalachia, she will help you understand the culture of poverty and how to accompany those struggling.

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