Bridges Out of Poverty

Indian River State College (IRSC) provides the following workshops to increase understanding of poverty:
Bridges Out of Poverty
If you or your business, agency, or organization interacts with people coming from poverty and struggling to make ends meet, this workshop provides a deeper understanding of their perspectives, challenges - and strengths.  The concepts learned, allow you to empower and partner with them to create opportunities for success. 
Understanding & Engaging Under-Resourced College Students
Provides an understanding of college students that come from impoverished households to assist with creating conditions that make success achievable.
Workplace Stability
Creating stable lives for working people increases employee retention and boosts productivity. This workshop helps employers understand and stabilize the lives of their entry-level and low-wage workers. 
Who Benefits from these Workshops?
  • Individuals
  • CEOs
  • Business leaders & managers
  • Social service agency leaders & staff
  • Community associations & clubs
  • Pastors & faith leaders
  • Volunteers
  • Education & health professionals
  • Government policy makers & managers
  • Anyone interested in poverty reduction
To Learn More and Schedule a Workshop:
For more information and to schedule training for your group, email Donna Rivett, Dean of Industrial Education Division at IRSC, at  Please include "Information on Bridges Training" in the subject line. 


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