Connecticut universities gather for poverty awareness event in New Haven


A push to bring awareness to the struggles of living in poverty

Gatway Community College, Southern Connecticut State University, and Western Connecticut State University are working together to create a poverty simulation on Thursday. Participants will role play the lives of low-income families. 

The event aims to bring awareness and demonstrate the challenges and barries families in poverty face. 

The event is schduled to start at 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Thursday in Room N100 at Gateway Community College in New Haven.

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