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Community groups to offer poverty simulations

FARGO — Community Action Agencies will host a poverty simulation from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Olivet Lutheran Church.

The goal is to show participants the realities faced by low-income people and to start a community dialogue about poverty. The event is a collaboration between Lakes & Prairies Community Action Partnership and Southeast North Dakota Community Action Agency.

A second simulation will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 17, at Grace Lutheran Church in Breckenridge, Minn.

The events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sarah Hasbargen at 701-232-2452 or, or Becki John at 218-512-1500 or