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Ferguson Student Center Ballroom

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751 Campus Dr W
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 United States
2053486010 ferguson.ua.edu

September 2019

Poverty Simulation

September 24,6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ferguson Student Center Ballroom, 751 Campus Dr W
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 United States
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Free

The Community Action Poverty Simulation is a unique, interactive experience that helps facilitate understanding of the challenges faced by individuals in our community who are living at or below the poverty level. The simulation increases the participants’ understanding of hardships and the emotional toll experienced by community members facing poverty in our society and the work it takes to achieve self-sufficiency.

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October 2019

Hunger Banquet

October 16,6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ferguson Student Center Ballroom, 751 Campus Dr W
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 United States
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At this interactive event, the place where you sit, and the meal that you eat, are determined by the luck of the draw. The Hunger Banquet simulates hunger in the State of Alabama, which ranks 48 in food security. The meals are reflective of the experience of everyday people in Alabama. This allows many to gain a new perspective on the root causes of hunger and poverty and creates motivation to do something to help. Speakers from Alabama Possible, Secret…

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