Edgewood Ministerial Association presents "Understanding Poverty"

Trenton, OH

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Developing Effective Relationships"


A free seminar that helps to better understand those who are under-resourced in our communities.

Presenter: Barry Baker, VP City Gospel Mission Cincinnati, Ohio        

Barry Baker has over 28 years of experience in leadership and management. He has served as Executive Vice President of Youth Programs at City Gospel Mission since 2005. Barry speaks throughout Greater Cincinnati and across the country on Dr. Ruby Payne's findings on understanding poverty, as well as City Gospel Mission's 80 year experience of working with at-risk children and adults.


Who should attend?  

       Volunteers                  Social Workers

       Church Leaders           Community Leaders

       Educators                    Administrators 

       Anyone interested in helping those in need


Seminar attendees will....

  • Identify the hidden rules of class and mental models of poverty.
  • Discover how our own expectations and judgments affect relationship-building.
  • Learn the symptoms of generational poverty and how they reveal themselves.
  • Gain a better understanding of people from generational poverty and ways of helping them.
  • Acknowledge ways to advance and enhance relationships with those who are under-resourced.


Where is event?        

Edgewood High School, Heritage Room

3045 Busenbark Rd.

Trenton, OH 45067


When is event?

January 5, 2013

9:30 am – 12:00 pm


Lunch will be provided after seminar.