Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center will host workshop on June 3, “Communicating in the Culture of Poverty Workshop.”
According to an announcement, at the three hour session attendees are expected to:
• Learn how to understand the context of poverty from the unique world- view of those in poverty.
• Explore the differences in life experiences of various social classes and the crucial role they play in determining one’s success.
• Explore how to include Oral Culture learning styles when working with people from poverty backgrounds.
The workshop is free and will be from 1-4 p.m. at Providence Sacred Heart in the Mother Joseph Room, 101 W 8th Ave.
Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Sara.Clements-Sampson@
Tracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti. Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas, Connecticut and Washington. She is the executive director of SpokaneFāVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Washington. She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and national publications. She is a Scholarly Assistant Professor of Journalism at Washington State University.