Dig into challenging, worthwhile learning guided by Bernadette Arthur, an experienced trainer, facilitator and instructor on issues of Diversity, Race Equity, Inclusion and Asset-Based Community Development, whose work explores the intersections of faith, healing and justice. Her poignant instruction, dynamic learning materials, and strategic inclusion of other voices create a unique opportunity for Christian Canadians to meaningfully engage with the realities and impacts of power, poverty, and privilege on their work serving the materially poor.
"I believe we have enough Spirit-inspired imagination to do this sacred and transformative work."
-Bernadette Arthur, Session 3: Injustice and Oppression
Work out what you're learning in community as you engage with a hybrid of solo work and group discussion
Learn from Lived Experience
Step into the stories of people who have experienced various forms of poverty, power and privilege
Reframe Your Advocacy
Reframe your advocacy and storytelling to honour the work of local leaders and the gifts of the materially poor
- Learning Task #1: Review (0:45)
- Social Location (9:20)
- Learning Task #2: Face to Face with Poverty
- Learning Task #3 Sandra Jenkins (1:21)
- What is Poverty?
- Advocacy, Poverty, Trauma (9:13)
- The Experience of Poverty
- The Cost of Poverty (4:31)
- Other Forms of Poverty
- Learning Task #4- What does Poverty Look Like?
- Group Discussion Questions