The Everett Gospel Mission launched a Poverty 101 training course with the goal of helping people better understand the unique challenges of long-term poverty. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

The Everett Gospel Mission launched a Poverty 101 training course with the goal of helping people better understand the unique challenges of long-term poverty. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

The poor and homeless are not what you think they are

The Everett Gospel Mission wants to challenge assumptions that stigmatize people.

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