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Bridges out of Poverty workshop set for June 11

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

The Dubuque Circles® Initiative will host its annual “Bridges Out of Poverty” workshop Thursday, June 11 at the Holiday Inn Clarion in Dubuque.

The workshop is designed to provide insight into both the challenges and strengths of those who live in or have lived in poverty.

The workshop will be offered to social, health, legal, educational, and business professionals, as well as the general public, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with registration beginning at 8 a.m. Cost to participate in the workshop is $60 per person. Social work continuing education units (CEUs) are available through Loras College for an additional $5. Space is limited. Registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, beverages, and a book of your choice.

The workshop is based on the book, “Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities” by Dr. Ruby Payne.

For a full list of workshop topics, more details and to register, visit www.cityofdubuque.org/bridgesoutofpoverty.

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