Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World

Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World

Date: 02-Feb-2017


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"Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-by-World" is an innovative workshop series that helps individuals and families at-risk for homelessness identify the underlying causes of poverty, increase financial literacy, and design a personalized action plan for escaping poverty and achieving long-term self-sufficiency. This 12-week course will be held at JFS on Thursdays, February 2, 2017 through April 20, 2017, from noon to 2:00 p.m.

In this class, you will:

  • Create a path to a more stable, secure future
  • Discuss the impact poverty has on our lives
  • Set personal goals for your life & find your strengths
  • Create a future story for yourself and your family
  • Build resources and get ahead
  • Share your experiences and learn from others
  • Develop a support network within the group
  • Learn the hidden rules of the middle class

The class is 12 sessions long—and well worth the time!

  • Space is limited, so sign up early
  • A light lunch will be provided each day
  • Gift cards will provided at the end of each session

For more details and to RSVP, contact:

Shelly Hines, MSW

Shelly Hines, MSWFamily Safety Net Director

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