La Salle as a Community
What drives us to serve?
This Guide is a collaboration between LSA Providence students & faculty
to raise awareness about poverty & the challenges we are facing together.
It is our hope to spark inspiration to make powerful positive change
locally, nationally, and even internationally!
Please visit often, learn, and answer the Polls on each page
so we can gauge what our community is thinking!
LaSalle.org General Council Reflection 8: 2022-23: E-DOCUMENT: Reflection
April 6, 2023 Club Members Wesley Memery '24 and Gerardo Carino '24
Mrs. Cerros, Arts Dept. Faculty: Moderator
Vanessa Olugbode '24 Club President, Editor-In-Chief
James Grace '23 Vice Editor-In-Chief
Anna Wong '24 Vice Editor-In-Chief
Marguerite Oxley '24 Special Projects & Events Coordinator
Wesley Memery '24 Club Contributor, Ambassador, Cameraman
Catherine Swerdloff '24, Editor
Meera Menon '24, Editor
Lola Alarapon '24 Contributor
Mia Almonte '24
Elizabeth Cote '24 Editor
Allison Groves '24 Editor
Grace Karro '24 Editor
Catherine Mukiibi '24 Editor
Sophia Osmani '24 Editor
Abigail Oxley '24 Contributor
Anna Pan '24 Editor, Contributor
Zachary Perullo '24 Editor
Marissa Reilly '24 Editor
Samira Sefiani-Lavine '24 Editor
JOIN OUR TEAM! Contact: Mrs. Cerros
Please feel free to read this amazing and informative website made by an Autistic La Salle Academy student, Samira Sefiani-Lavine '24, who hopes to educate on Autism history, advocacy, and acceptance.
Link to Our World Inclusion Guide -
Economic: Refers to the lack of basic financial resources needed for a family to function at the average level of other families in the community. For the United States specific guidelines are provided by the Department of Health and Human resources as to what constitutes economic poverty and low income.
Educational: Refers to significant differences in cognitive style or development, past school history, or social/emotional developments that significantly impede a person being able to function in the regular learning environments without supports or accommodations.
Affective: Refers to a significant lack of the personal, psychological, social and emotional resources and competencies to be able to meet normal development expectations. Poverty in this area can lead to lifelong emotional and social maladjustment impeding the person from being a contributing member of the community.
Poverty of Values: Refers to a lack in appreciation of local social norms, spirituality, or of the responsibility to the larger world community that all persons have.
At some point(s) in everyone's life, poverty appears requiring:
respect, support, and healing