By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– Victor Valley College is collaborating with San Bernardino County Human Services and other community partners to help sponsor “Poverty Awareness Month” Included in the activities planned for this month are a documentary screening and panel discussion on poverty as seen through the eyes of youth.
Frontline Film: Poor Kids
Thursday, January 18, 2018
1:00 pm – 3 pm
FRONTLINE FILM’s “Poor Kids”
Student Activities Center (Building 44) – Upstairs in Rooms A-D.
Address: 18422 Bear Valley Road, Victorville, CA 92395
After the screening, there will be a short panel discussion/Q&A. Panel members will consist of youth who have experienced homelessness/poverty, mental health Transitional Age Youth (TAY) clinicians, and experts from Human Service and Workforce Development departments, the county’s Homeless Services Manager and other community partners.
Panel members will address questions from the audience and share program and resource information to assist those who are or service those in need. The target audience for the screening will be county residents, county and community partners whose work brings them in contact with individuals who are homeless and/or living in poverty. It is essential the County of San Bernardino, community partners and residents use a collaborative approach by building on the strengths of one another and working together to strengthen education, activities, services, and safety-net programs, and ensuring these children, families and individuals have access to support services.