Poverty simulation provides eye-opening experience

Poverty simulation provides eye-opening experience

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Rushing from agency to agency for help, trying to make the money last as long as the week, and struggling to put food on the table is an all-too-real existence for about 20 percent of the population in Bristol.
 
About 75 city leaders got a glimpse of that struggle Thursday afternoon, in a poverty simulation exercise at the YWCA-Bristol. The event was organized by community leaders in partnership with LEAD Bristol, the United Way of Bristol and the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church 

Read the Oct. 23 story in the Bristol Herald Courier.