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Poverty Awareness Year 2013: Seeking the resolutions to solving the pervasive problem of poverty in our community

Poverty Awareness Year is an outgrowth of March 2012 Poverty Awareness Week. It aims to “raise the level of awareness about poverty in Delaware County,” a strategy of the 2010 Muncie Action Plan.

Poverty Awareness Year is funded in part by Ball Brothers Foundation.

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Circle Leader Training Graduates – April 2012

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On April 12th, creator and writer of the Read Like a Rock Star and Inspire Like a Rock Star program came to speak at our weekly Circles meeting.


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Big View: Panel Discussion, Financial Success Strategies

Join TEAMwork for Quality Living this Thursday, July 24 for an important community meeting. A follow up to Spent: Looking for Change, the American Express documentary to help improve financial inclusion in the United States and discusses the 70 million Americans who live outside of the banking industries. If you have not seen the movie it is available at If you are unable to see the presentation, you will not be “lost” because the topic and the panel participating will be sharing general topics on relationships with money, not just the video production

This panelist include: Brian Carman from Path Stone speaking about IDA accounts and first time home buyers, Beck Hannaford, Personal Finance Instructor for Ivy Tech and works with Veterans at Ball State speaking about savings and retirement decisions and Tammy Tomforhde, Director of Financial Aid for Ivy Tech Community College East Central speaking about student debt.

Childcare will be provided (with a RSVP)

Thursday July 24, 6:45 p.m. – 8 p.m.

First Baptist Church 309 E. Adams St, Muncie IN RSVP to or (765)747-7158


Poverty Simulation

Can you survive the puzzle of poverty? Find out at the Poverty Simulation on Tuesday, June 24 from 4-6:15 p.m. at the YWCA on 310 E. Charles St. in Downtown Muncie. The simulation is sponsored by TEAMwork for Quality Living. RSVPs must be made by June 20. There is limited space available so please call 765-747-7158 or email to reserve your spot today!