Speed Meeting Activity for Communities Addressing Poverty

October 27, 2014

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Speed meeting activityThis activity is for programs addressing poverty, particularly those that are using the Thriving Communities or Building Prosperity for All discussion guides. This activity can be used whenever people don't know each other and need to connect at any phase of the work, and especially in the organizing phase.

Purpose of activity:

  • To get participants comfortable talking in pairs and about poverty,  class and economic inequity
  • To allow participants an opportunity to reflect on their past and present experiences
  • To help participants feel more comfortable thinking about their experiences through an economic equity lens.

Related: Speed meeting activity for communites addressing racism.

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