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Summer Conference | The Community Caring Collaborative
The Community Caring Collaborative is excited to announce the return of Donna M. Beegle, EdD, international leader in the community based poverty movement, for the CCC's Summer Conference 2015.
Day 1- July 22nd
The Impact of Poverty , 9 am to 4 pm: This workshop introduces participants to Dr. Beegle's
approach to working with children and adults living in poverty.
Learn about the connection between education and escaping the constant crisis of poverty.
Discover how poverty in the U.S. is internalized as a personal deficiency.
Improve your communication skills with students, employees, clients and neighbors challenged by poverty.
Taking Communities to the Next Level: becoming "the difference," 9 am to 4 pm: This workshop is a hands-on day designed to inspire and assist people working on specific goals in break-out sessions under Dr. Beegle's
Morning presentations will provide models and strategies to guide the development of new initiatives or further develop initiatives in progress.
Work will be carried out in small, facilitated groups.
All groups will have the advantage of Donna
as a consultant to guide them.
Dr. Beegle is the founder of Communication Across Barriers and author of See Poverty…Be the Difference and An Action Approach to Educating Students in Poverty.
has studied and worked extensively with educators, social service professionals, justice professionals, faith and community based organizations and health professionals in 47 states and Canada to improve outcomes for people living in the crisis of poverty.
Dr. Beegle recently participated in the World Association for Case Method Research and Application Creative Teaching Conference in Paris, France, and has just successfully integrated poverty competencies into the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices.
Poverty and Change - Identifying ...
Poverty and Change - Identifying Strengths and Challenges in Our Communities:Facilitated by nationally known speaker and trainer, Donna M. Beegle, EdD, founder of Communication Across Barriers, and author of See Poverty, Be the Difference and An Action Approach to Educating Students in Poverty.
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Dr. Donna Beegle, President of Communication Across Barriers, is author of See Poverty...Be The Difference and An Action Approach for Educating Students in Poverty.
inspires and educates across the nation to improve outcomes for students and families living in the crisis of poverty.
She was born into generational migrant labor poverty, married at 15, and earned her GED at 26.
Within 10 years, she received her Ed.D in Educational Leadership.
For more than 23 years, she
has traveled thousands of cities in 47 states and 4 countries to assist professionals with proven strategies for breaking poverty barriers.
groundbreaking work has been featured in educational journals, on PBS and CNN
The St. Vincent de Paul Society, ...
The St. Vincent de Paul Society, Diocese of Cleveland, is partnering with the City Club of Cleveland to host national poverty expert Donna Beegle at the City Club of Cleveland on Friday, December 4 at noon.
Dr. Beegle will talk about breaking poverty barriers, and among other things, highlight the topic of generational poverty.
She grew up in generational poverty as a child of migrant workers, and at one time was helped by the St. Vincent de Paul Society in her town.
Donna M. Beegle, Ph.D., understands this type of poverty first-hand.
The child of migrant workers, she
traveled with her
family from Arizona to Washington as they followed the fruit-picking season.
left school for marriage at age 15.
At age 25 with two children, no husband, little education and no job skills, she
continued to struggle with poverty.
life finally took a pivotal turn during the following decade when she
defied the odds and obtained her
G.E.D., bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.
Join us for an enlightening conversation with Dr. Beegle, President of Communication Across Barriers, as she highlights the importance of gaining understanding and perspective when working with people living in poverty.
is a highly experienced National public speaker and the author of See Poverty, Be The Difference, a resource book for professionals who work with people in poverty.
has worked and written articles providing insights and strategies for communicating more effectively across race, class, gender and generational barriers.
Donna is the only member of her family who has not been incarcerated.
After growing up in generational migrant labor poverty, leaving school for marriage at 15, having two children and continuing to cope with poverty, she
found herself, at 25, with no husband, little education, and no job skills.
What followed in 10 short years were: self-confidence, a G.E.D., an A.A. in Journalism, a B.A. (with honors) in Communications, a Master's Degree in Communication with a minor in Gender Studies (with honors), and completion of a Doctorate Degree.
Donna completed her Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Portland State University in 2000, where she taught speech communication courses for eight years.
She is currently president of Communication Across Barriers, a consulting firm devoted to improving communication and relationships.
Donna is also founder of the new nonprofit, Poverty Bridge which is dedicated to changing lives for people in poverty