CONSIDER THE POOR PROGRAMS AND OFFERINGS


Consider The Poor
, LLC allows us to further the message and help implement strategies to end the cycle of poverty in America. Consider The Poor does this through program A.C.T.S.: Advocating, Consulting, Training, and Speaking the needs of the impoverished community.

ADVOCATING
We seek to advocate for the poor collaborating with other organizations that seek to change systemic issues exploiting the disadvantaged.

CONSULTING
Consider the Poor advises businesses, organizations and churches on creative and effective ways they can assist the impoverished to excel, and how they might improve their own corporate cultures ultimately increasing their bottom line.

TRAINING
As a certified trainer of Dr. Ruby K. Payne’s Aha Process we provide insightful and actionable training. Custom designed resources are also used in our work to educate the non-poor on how to relate and create healthy cultures of learning and processes for success.

SPEAKING
Sherman Bradley has extensive experience delivering compelling conference keynote addresses, motivational speeches, and presentations to internal organization meetings. Topics are as crucial as better understanding, empathizing, and interacting with the poor, breaking poverty’s cycle, improving young people’s health care, and recovering from drug addiction and other traumatic life experiences. Bradley recognizes that any organization may have employees or clients who struggle with these issues and offers practical, proven, but often unrecognized or underappreciated ways to build effectiveness.

 

CTP OFFERINGS:
Offerings: Lectures, Keynote Address, Motivation Speaker, Trainer, Consultant, Sermons (Pastor)
Trainings: Board Members, Staff, Employee’s, Congregants, Resident’s, Civic Leaders
2-4 hour workshops: Keynote/powerpoint presentations, video, handouts, small group discussion
Specialized workshops: Based upon company or organizational needs.
Subjects include, but not limited to: “Understanding Poverty 101 & 201”, “Cross Cultural Competency”, “Listening Skills for Leaders”, “Diversity & Inclusion”, “Consider The Poor”

RESOURCES:
“The Rich and the Rest of Us”, A Poverty Manifesto by Tavis Smiley & Cornel West
“The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander
“Serving With Eyes Wide Open” by David A. Livermore
“Divided By Faith” by Michael D. Emerson & Christian Smith
“Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell
“The Life Model” Living from the Heart Jesus Gave You by James G. Friesen, Ph. D., E. James Wilder Ph. D., Anne M. Bierling, M.A.,
“The End of Poverty” by Jeffrey d. Sachs
“Beyond Charity”, The Call to Christian Community Development by John M. Perkins
“Walking with the Poor”, Principles and Practices of Transformational Development by Bryant L. Myers
“Getting Ahead in a Just-Getting-By World” by Philip E. DeVol
“Just Generosity” by Ronald J, Sider
“Listening for Heaven’s Sake” Building Healthy Relationships with God, Self, and Others by Dr. Gary Sweeten, Dave Ping, Anne Clippard
“A Framework to Understanding Poverty”
“What Every Church Member Should Know About Poverty”
“Bridges Out of Poverty” all by Ruby K. Payne Ph.D. & others
“When Helping Hurts”, (How to alleviate poverty without hurting the poor and yourself) by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
“The Hole in our Gospel” by Richard Sterns