The University of Illinois Extension is hosting a poverty simulation August 8th at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham. Carl Baker, U of I County Director for Effingham Fayette and Jasper counties, on how the poverty simulation works.
The actual simulation itself is just one hour of the full 3 hour event. The later portions of the poverty simulation ask participants to reflect on how they felt.
Peope who would like to take part in the simulation must RSVP by August 1st, and the event is August 8th. Those interested can register online at stanthonyshospital.org.