Daily Journal Staff Report

MANTENO — Poverty is difficult to understand unless you have experienced it.

That’s the message of the Poverty Simulation, which is set for 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Manteno Church of the Nazarene, 698 N. Locust St. in Manteno.

The event, developed by Kankakee County Community Action, aims to bridge the gap using an interactive immersion experience. It will increase people’s sensitivity to the realities of poverty, organizers say.

For more information, text Denise at 815-370-4318, or email dlanderson@olivet.edu.

A version of this story appeared in the Friday digital edition of the Daily Journal.

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