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March 04, 2016
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Simulating Poverty Gives Charity Supporters a Taste of Hard Times

Missouri Association for Community Action

Participants in the Missouri Association for Community Action's poverty simulation get a stronger sense of what it's like to be poor.

Imagine being a single mother on welfare or a homeless student or a father who’s recently been laid off. Most people would say those must be difficult situations. 

But those who participate in a "poverty simulation" take it a step further: They...

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