Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency will host its fifth annual poverty symposium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Mohawk Valley Community College’s Utica campus, 1101 Sherman Ave.
Registration is required and may be done online at http://www.mvcaa.com or by calling the agency at 624-9930. Space is limited.
Attendees will experience the virtual realities of low income in a unique poverty simulation conducted by the New York State Community Action Association.
The simulation was created as a way to help people understand the realities of poverty.
The event will include guest speakers and host workshops on education, fnancial literacy and food access.