I attended a presentation given by Ruby Payne on January 3,2017. It was AMAZING! She spoke about poverty, brain development, and boy’s in poverty. I learned that when you grow up in poverty your brain is actually smaller than those who did not grow up in poverty. This has a lot to do with the diet and care of the mother during pregnancy. We also learned a lot about the untold rules of poverty, middle class, and wealth.
My biggest take aways were:
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