Housing for the Homeless

Month Flat Week Day
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
Duration: 5 Hours
Categories: Misc.*

Register to attend a free poverty simulation on Thursday, June 21 from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Western Dakota Tech Event Center in Rapid City, SD. During this unique experience you will:

  • Gain insight into the daily life of poverty
  • Be part of a group role-playing a family facing challenging, but typical, circumstances
  • Utilize the Western Dakota Tech campus to:
    • Simulate going to urgent care
    • Visit a pharmacy
    • Pay an electric bill
    • Go to jail, and more
  • "Experience" the harsh realities of poverty and talk about how to address the issues.

Being a poverty-informed community is at the heart of addressing the poverty conditions of Western South Dakota.

Questions? Contact Andrew Kapelewski, of Western Dakota Tech, at 605.718.2957 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Register for this FREE event at wdt.edu/poverty-sim