Phoenixville Bridges

(a Bridges Out of Poverty Initiative)

To help communities:

  • Enhance economic development
  • Move individuals from poverty to self-sufficiency
  • Strengthen educational attainment and job skills
  • Improve on-the-job productivity
  • Reduce social costs related to crime, poor health, and welfare
  • Revitalize neighborhoods

Join us for a FREE half-day workshop to learn more about building sustainable communities where EVERYONE can live well

Bridges Out of Poverty provides a family of concepts and workshops to help employers, community organizations, churches, social service agencies, and individuals to develop a common language and reduce poverty in a comprehensive way.  Each workshop is FREE TO ATTEND. (A tax deductible donation of $15 for materials is appreciated.)

Facilitators: Cheryl Miles & Kate Uhler
Phoenixville Area Middle School
2 part evening presentation TBD

Facilitators: Kate Uhler & Wendy Gaynor
Phoenixville Senior Center
Oct 30th, 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Click here to register for the Oct 30th workshop

Facilitators: Cheryl Miles & Wendy Gaynor
Bethel Baptist Church
Nov 1st, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Click here to register for the Nov 1st workshop

Bonus Training:  Poverty Simulation
Facilitator: Cheryl Miles
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 10 W. Pleasant Grove Rd. West Chester, PA  19382
Oct. 26th, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Click here to register for the Poverty Simulation on Oct 26th


This is part of a local initiative to bring a national program of community and participant education programs aimed at building long term sustainability for individuals and the Greater Phoenixville Community.  For more information, please contact Orion Communities at 610-415-1140 or email or

*Refreshments will be provided*