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The Effect of ICT on the Local Community

- The Effect of ICT on the Local Community Public Libraries Members of libraries can use the ICT facilities there to access Internet and e-mail or even programs such as Microsoft office, which includes PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access and FrontPage. Using the Internet at libraries can be a waste of time because sometimes the computers maybe slow or busy. When using e-mail it can be frustrating because some of the domains have been blocked, this only affects children mostly....   [tags: ICT System Essays]

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ICT in the Local Community

- ICT in the Local Community Airports In airports, all public access is channelled through the terminal, where every person must walk through a metal detector and all items must go through an X-ray machine which then sends the picture to a monitor where a person can see what luggage you are carrying and if you are concealing any metal objects that may cause a threat to other passengers. All of the checked luggage goes through a large X-ray machine before it is loaded onto the aircraft. In the United States, most major airports have a computer tomography (CT) scanner....   [tags: ICT Essays]

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The Impact of ICT on Your Local Community

- The Impact of ICT on Your Local Community The local community that I will be focusing on is Uckfield. I will be searching about there to find all of the ICT that they use around the area. There are many new and old technologies in Uckfield that can be accessed by anyone in the world. In this essay I will name all of them in Uckfield and will list some advantages and disadvantages of them and will evaluate the cost fro the community for having them and how necessary they are for the community and lastly what would happen if we didn’t have them in our community, what would happen to Uckfield if we had no technologies....   [tags: ICT Essays]

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The Importance of Worship and Helping in Local Community

- The Importance of Worship and Helping in Local Community There are arguments in favour of both worship and prayer as forms of practising Christianity. Through, for example, lifestyle choices we can help make serious differences to other's lives, thus fulfilling the commandment "love your neighbour as yourself". From a humanitarian point of view, regardless of religion, we know that to help others is a very decent and honourable thing to do. It is important to remember 1 John 2:18, which states - "Little children, let us love, neither in word nor with the tongue, but in deed and truth"; as well as Col 13:17, which states "Whatever you are doing, whether you speak o...   [tags: Papers]

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ICT's Impact in My Local Community

- ICT's Impact in My Local Community Introduction. My name is Pius Wireko-Gyami and a boy of 15. I am come from Ghana and in a family of six. I am the second born of my parents and the first of two boys in our family. I come from a Christian family and live in a Christian neighbourhood. I live in Britannia village near the docks which is west of Silver town. It is near Canning town in the eastern part of London. Buses that comes to my area are; 474 and 69. I live in the Newham borough....   [tags: Papers]

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Evaluating Plans to Erect Cell Towers Through a Local Community

- ... The site needs to have many other criteria, but many people have determined that the site needs to be more than fifty years old. This is not the sole requirement for it to be historic because this only means that the site would have been built in the mid-1960s. However this is the beginning, and must follow along with some or all of the following criteria to be determined to be a historic site. However during the later portion of the 1960s and later into the 1970s there were many structures built which could be deemed significant....   [tags: impact, historical buildings, significance]

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Growing the Local Art Community

- When I first signed up for this class, I had no idea what to expect, but I do admit that I was pleasantly surprised at the results that were achieved. The first week, our professor gave us an assignment that dealt with pictures and our perspectives on them. Well, I really had no idea what he meant or what he expected. After struggling to come up with a sane and descriptive response, I said “this isn’t what I thought this class was about”. To my surprise and delight, I passed my first assignment....   [tags: Arts]

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Customer And Community Relations : A Focus On Meeting The Local Community Need For Child Care Services

- Market Segmentation La Bambinière has a focus on meeting the local community need for child care services within the 15-mile radius of Winston-Salem. Children will be taken in flexibly on either a full-time or part-time basis. Full-Time working couples. The downtown area will establish a significantly large, full-time, regular client base in order to establish the healthy, consistent revenue base which will ensure stability of the business. Customer and community relations are extremely important, as it is imperative to keep the parents pleased in order to keep their children in the college....   [tags: Day care, Childcare, Babysitting, Child care]

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Implementing the Ramsar Convention in Developing Countries: The Role of Local Community Support and Involvement

- Implementing the Ramsar Convention in Developing Countries: The Role of Local Community Support and Involvement Over the last two decades, “a consensus has gradually emerged that long-term conservation depends on understanding and support from those closely connected to the environment and its resources” (Shine, Klemm, 1999.) Several international environmental conventions have reflected this consensus by establishing a legal basis to involve local communities, especially those in developing countries, in their implementation....   [tags: Environment Environmental Essays, wetlands]

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Community Analysis of the Adelaide Local Government Area

- Introduction Adelaide Local Government Area which incorporates Adelaide CBD and North Adelaide is culturally, ethnically, socio-economically and demographically diverse. According to the ABS census data (2011), although the 20-29 years age bracket makes up over a third of its 19,639 residents, other age groups have significant representations and in addition to English, various languages are spoken at home as first languages. As such the ethno-cultural and demographic diversity has created a unique social ambience....   [tags: social, diversity, growth]

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West Sixth, A Local Spot That Had A Huge Impact On The Community

- When this project was first assigned I knew I wanted to do something that was a local spot that had a huge impact on the community. I thought about several different things from back home in Louisville, but I wanted to do something that was new to me and different then what I knew from back home. I decided to do my research on West Sixth Brewing. West Sixth is a local brewing company located on 501 West Sixth Street in Lexington, Ky. I chose this place not only because they make great beer, but also because of how big of an impact they have on the local community....   [tags: Brewing, Beer, Brewery, Keg]

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How Families Within Your Community Benefit From Local Facilities

- Family health care nurses work throughout the community, providing direct health care services for the promotion of preventive medicine and good health. The family nurse helps the public with resources, interventions and increased accessibility to all systems of health care to help improve the overall health of the populations (Kaakinen, Coehlo, Steele, Tabacco, & Hanson, 2015). Throughout this paper I will discuss how families within my community benefit from local facilities. I will also describe three ways in which a family health nurse is useful within the community....   [tags: Public health, Health, Nursing, Health economics]

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Wish For a Better Tomorrow: How can I Improve the local community

- 7,000, is the number of people in the small town of Lyons, New York. Many people haven’t even heard of this town. Lyons is my hometown, and I will never forget it. I am graduating this year, and my friends as well as myself are moving out. We are all going to college at least an hour away from Lyons. Everyone in my school can’t wait to leave. They hate Lyons, and they say that there is nothing here for them. I believe just the opposite. There is a lot in Lyons to improve, but I will never leave forever....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Barrick Gold Corporation

- Barrick Gold Corporation is among the largest gold mining companies in the world, with their headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The co-founder and the chairman of the company is known as Peter Munk, while Jamie C. Sokalsky is the President and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. One of the visions of the company is to be the world’s best Gold mining company operating in a safe, profitable and responsible manner. Part of the key to success is due to its ability to maintain cash flow, while improving production and increasing its reserves of gold-containing property, thus making Barrick to achieve a record growth in cash flow, production and reserves (   [tags: gold mining, company, ethics, local community]

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The Impact Of Locavore Movement On A Community

- Within these past few years, more and more people have tried to use their community’s grown produce instead of large company-based products. These ‘locavores’ have grown in numbers as people have taken into account the health related, environmental, and economic consequences of choosing locally grown products. The key issues associated with the locavore movement are the economic effects and the change made in the environment of a community. A key issue of the locavore movement is the economic effect it has on a community....   [tags: Local food, Sustainability, Economics]

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People Visiting Other Countries Should Follow Local Customs and Behavior

- ... When the visitors do not follow that customs and behavior it can make them in a bad situation and exposed to danger and some travelers are not aware of it. Visitors support and are a part of community and culture of the country that they visit it and the reason why every travelers visit different countries is that they are charming with resplendent history and fuzzy cultures for this simple and important reason, people start to discover the new culture and continent. You can learn about the culture of a country by the journey....   [tags: community and culture, risk, respect]

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The Necessity Of The Local Food Movement

- The Necessity of the Local Food Movement Imagine that a family is unable to produce enough food for themselves because they need the money that they get for selling their products. Globalization is the cause of starvation among farmers because they earn less money. Small-scale farms are replaced by larger farms and they cannot compete with them. Local food can be defined in a lot of different ways. According to Rosylynn Brain, local food means, “minimizing the distance between production and consumption.” The local food movement eliminates the problem because food is easily accessible through small farming and the utilization of farmers’ markets....   [tags: Local food, Sustainability, Agriculture]

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Describing the Overlap of Information Between Local, Sate, and National Government Issues

- Syphilis is a reportable disease that physicians and clinicians are required to report. Local, state, and national government agencies use the information to monitor rates and trends of the disease. The data collected is also used to identify outbreaks rapidly and to design and target interventions. The purpose of this paper is to describe the overlap of information between local, state, and national government agencies. This paper will address the type of structure seen between the levels of government, the functions at each level of government, and how each level works together....   [tags: syphilis,publlic health,community health]

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Benefits And Promotion Of Local Foods

- Athens Farmers’ Market is a physical retail market focusing on food by farmers in local area of Athens. This market is a year-round market that opens from 9 am to 12 pm on Saturday, also Wednesday and Thursday on a monthly based. AFM (Athens Farmers’ Market) provides various local and agricultural products (mostly food) including vegetables, fruits, bread and flowers, etc. One of the main features of this market is the local products provided. Thus, this report will focus on the marketing (promotion) of local foods in AFM and discuss the influences of AFM in economy, environment within the range of local area, and try to provide a comprehensive analysis to AFM....   [tags: Local food, Sustainability]

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Local Food vs Globalization

- Food products of giant multinational corporations such as McDonald’s have huge impacts on people’s food preference since fast food became so popular and is familiar all over the world that people’s food preference are often set by their eating experience of the fast food in their childhood. For some people, the fast-food tastes become the standards. On the other hand, more high-graded restaurants that serve local specialties with the local ingredients receive stars on the Michelin and other restaurant guides for gourmands....   [tags: Local Food Movement]

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Local Economic Development Incentives in the US

- ... Consequently, cost effectiveness of local economic development incentives that are offered to metropolitan areas such as Detroit is crucial in speeding the process of improving the livelihoods and security amongst metropolitan urban populations. 3. Background of the Issue The challenges of inducing development in metropolitan cities in the US date back to 1936 when Mississippi became the first state to develop policies for encouraging industrial development by private stakeholders. Such public policies were sanctioned by the state that deployed industrial development bonds to achieve this endeavor....   [tags: Urban, Community]

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The Main Functions Of Local Government

- Local government has been largely described to be circulated around affairs which are of ‘peculiarly local significance’ (McLintock 1966), which can be easily gathered from the institutions name. The most commonly known branches of local government are; city, district and regional councils. Throughout New Zealand there are eleven regional councils, twelve city councils and fifty-four district councils (Janine Hayward 2016). Local government is a connecting bridge of sorts which brings together the communities within New Zealand and central government....   [tags: Marxism, Karl Marx, Capitalism, Local government]

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Building Effective Service Learning Programs in Local Communities

- Kids these days have a bad rap. Adults who don’t regularly interact with high school students may only see the negative side of the adolescents in their community. In fact, “sixty-one percent of American adults are convinced that today’s youth face a crisis in their values and morals, look at teenagers with misgiving and view them as undisciplined, disrespectful, and unfriendly” (Latham, 2003). One way to help change the attitudes of adults and also encourage youth personal development is service learning programs in local communities....   [tags: community service,youth development,diversity]

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A Community Meeting At The Community

- Although many of them exist, not all of them are common everyday activities for many of us. Living in Boston, it is very clear that there are residents who are involve in their community and even form community forum; attend community meetings; and are very involve on making a change in the town they reside in, but for the rest of us it is not very common given on which part we live in and our everyday life. For this assignment, it was very hard to find a community meeting to attend even though I am part of a sorority and hold our own meetings about the kind of things we would love to do for the community we are based on but I wanted to attend something bigger, something that was more hardc...   [tags: Health, Nutrition, Boston, Community]

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Locally Owned Stores Are Better of the Local Economy than Big Chain Stores

- John Gatto, a resident of Portreo Hill, used to shop in the Castro neighborhood, but now many of his favorite stores are gone. “When retail goes, so does the neighborhood,” said Gatto, a longtime visitor. “You cannot have a viable neighborhood without a local business.” Gatto is one of many residents and visitors who say that franchises like CVS and Whole Foods are changing the neighborhood’s unique atmosphere. However, some residents and city officials say they are generating more jobs and money to the area....   [tags: Canadian local economy]

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A Research Approach On The Concept Of Community

- The paper will now introduce a further analytical approach in addition to its previous profile. The second part will seek to find the bona fide implications of the concept of ‘community’, followed by reaching a conclusion as to whether a sense of ‘community’ as such is present in the chosen area. Why define community. In today’s society, the usage of the word has been overreached and its saturation has left the modern society to develop the concept of community more around interests rather than locality (Durkheim, 1964)....   [tags: Sociology, Community, Community building]

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Community Group Process Analysis of the Board of Public Works and Safety in Michigan City

- Name and Purpose of the Group This is an observation of the Board of Public Works & Safety in Michigan City. The overall purpose of this committee is to handle matters and property dealing with the local fire and police departments. The committee is responsible for making decisions in regards to public safety, street closures, street projects, street solicitations, and property demolitions. Seating Chart During the board meeting, all members of the committee were present. The norm is for the group to be seated in a semi-circle with assigned seating....   [tags: regarding local fire and police departments]

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Hospitals Giving Back To the Community

- In the healthcare world, it is tough for low-income families that have health issues to seek immediate care. There are expensive medical bills and demanding health insurance policies to stress about. Many of these families do not have the available resources for overall wellness and do not have access to education about medical conditions. During hospital stays, doctors diagnosis patients and nurses provide treatments along with a follow-up plan. This is done so patients know what to do once they leave the hospital....   [tags: Contribution to My Community]

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A Community Assessment

- East Side Community Assessment and Windshield Survey According to Allender, Rector, and Warner (2014), public health is a combination of both an art and a science (2014). The mission of public health nursing is to promote health, prevent disease and ultimately prolong life (Allender et al., 2014). In order for this to occur an assessment must take place. An aggregate or community assessment begins with a collection of data. This includes: the community’s health needs, risks, environmental conditions, financial resources through local census data, and a windshield survey (Allender et al., 2014)....   [tags: East Side community assessment, windshield]

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Community Crime Prevention Programs

- Community crime prevention programs play a vital role across the world in regards to the “community” style of police service. These types of programs heavily involve participating members of the community along with the police to achieve community and police oriented goals to improve the quality of life for all members of the community. The Bureau of Justice Assistance states community crime prevention programs are based several factors such as program focus, program rationale, community race, and community financial composition....   [tags: community crime, neigborhood]

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Community Service Helps Everyone

- All across the world millions of people are in need of help from others. They need people to help provide money, food, time, or care. This need could be on a smaller scale even with something as simple as the need to have someone being nice. When people help any person in the community no matter how small or whether they are with a group or not, it is community service. Community service is not all about the large organizations running operations, but instead is about the volunteers and those who need the help....   [tags: Community Service, Happiness]

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Organizations And Community Development Workers

- Many organisations and community development workers will deliberately adopt a specific model that clearly identifies its parameters within a project (Kenny, 2006). Working within a model, provides community development workers a framework to plan and review the aims, goals, strategies and methods being used within the health promotion project (Free, 2005). Models are also based on philosophical positions and values, so that community development workers can think critically and determine how such values fits within the project (Kenny, 2006)....   [tags: Sociology, Health care, Community development]

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The Community Development And Engagement

- Community development/engagement is interest to me and is important because it increases the likelihood that projects or solutions will be widely accepted which means citizens(students, staff and teachers) who participate in these processes show significant commitment to help make the projects happen. It Creates more effective solutions, it draws on local knowledge from a diverse group which creates solutions that are practical and effective. It empowers and integrates people form all sorts of different backgrounds....   [tags: Education, School, Community building, Teacher]

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Financing Community Colleges: An Economic Perspective

- Federal and state appropriations, to higher education, are tied to the economy especially during times when the economy is in crisis. One of the issues of decline are public appropriations, which almost always lead to an increase in enrollment at community colleges (Manning 2012). With demands on increasing enrollment coupled with declining federal and state appropriations, publicly supported community colleges are increasingly challenged to find alternative means of obtaining adequate financial support....   [tags: public appropiations, community colleges]

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Community Service is a Way of Giving Back

- Many think that community service is just something you are forced to do for school. To me, community service is a way of giving back. I like making people feel as though they matter, and it gives me a warm feeling at the end of the day because I feel I have made a difference. I grow as a person each time I do community service. Some people do community service because they have to, but I do it because I want to. I have volunteered about 52 hours of community service in the READ program at a local elementary school on east 3rd street and ave S....   [tags: Contribution to My Community]

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Community Analysis

- Imagination plays a crucial role in creating communities and its identity. Fiction, in this case will cover both absolute fabrications and biases in the discourse of history's narration. History can be malleable in the hands of narrators, which they use to unite their audience into a common interpretation of their history. Alicia Barber, The author of the essay, Local Places, National Spaces: Public Memory, Community Identity and Landscape at Scotts Bluff National Monument, talks about two community's disagreement on a tourist spot's proper use and maintenance....   [tags: Community Identity]

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Impact Of Community Colleges On The California Economy

- Impact of Community Colleges on the California Economy Community colleges train thousands of individuals every year to maintain the critical infrastructure of the state. California 's community colleges train and educate 80% of all of the state 's firefighters, police officers, emergency medical technicians, and 70% of all state nurses (CCC Key Facts). Moreover, investment in California community colleges allows for economic growth. For every $1 California contributes to community college education, it will receive a net return of $4.50 to the state 's economic growth (Huelsman)....   [tags: Higher education, College, Community college]

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Community Living Ontario: Speaking on Behalf of the Intellectually Disabled

- Community Living Ontario is an organization that speaks on behalf of the intellectually disabled. They have established one hundred and seventeen local Community Living associations across Ontario and have over twelve thousand members across the province. Community Living encourages people to accept and include the intellectually disabled within the community. This essay will discuss how Community Living Ontario promotes individuals to be Christ-like by asking people to accept others without prejudices, to stand up for what they believe is right and to show Christ-like love and respect....   [tags: Intellectually Disabled, community,]

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Project: Addressing Obsesity as a Health Issue in Northwick Community

- “Better Choice Healthy Life” Intervention in Northwick Community Social marketing steps Defining the problem The problem of interest in this intervention is addressing obesity as a health issue. Is effective communication an essential component in social marketing to effect behavior change in regards to healthy eating and engaging is physical activity. How do we increase the likelihood of improving healthy nutrition behavior through the media, i.e. through the social, food packaging advertising, through the radio or TV....   [tags: intervention, problem, community]

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Community Resource Teams and Their Impact on at Risk Youth

- Community oriented policing is the proactive deployment method used by patrol officers in order to find solutions to why crime is occurring within a given community. Officers use their critical thinking and problem solving skills to analyze and uncover the underlying issues of a community that are posing threats to public safety and address ways this can be prevented. In many communities throughout the United States, police officers strive to build better relationships with community members, yet building relationships with youth within a community, especially a community over run by gangs, crime and drugs is a much tougher issue....   [tags: community policing, crime, drugs, ]

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I Am Making a Difference in My Community

- “Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul motivated by love.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. Taking time to volunteer at the many nonprofit organizations, homeless shelters, advocacy centers, philanthropic fundraisers, local schools and child care facilities in the inner city is not always at the forefront of young people’s minds while navigating through their college experiences. But, with a little push from student organizations, local nonprofits and passionate individuals, volunteerism and community change can start to take a front seat and become not just an opportunity, but also a priorit...   [tags: Community Service, Service Learning]

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Community Gardens at this University

- A Growing University: Community Gardens Humanity, when striving to create a more perfect world, may have difficulties in choosing a place to begin. However, in light of the direction much of humanity is quickly going, it seems obvious where to look. All over the world, urban populations are rapidly growing. Researchers predict that the time when 50% of the world’s population lives in cities is quickly approaching (“News and Highlights” 1). As urban populations increase, hunger becomes a growing concern....   [tags: Agriculture Community Garden Farming]

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Management in Community Policing

- Community policing has been one of the most popular programs in police departments not only all over the United States, but also throughout the world. More and more departments are implementing community policing, team policing, problem-oriented policing, neighborhood- oriented policing, or other similar programs as we speak. Yes, the term "community policing" does sound very attractive to most citizens and many officers, but the important question is whether the programs are effective or not in the communities in which these departments have implemented community policing....   [tags: Understanding Community Policing]

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Community College Education : An Example Of Earning A Higher Education College

- Many students looking to continue their education ask themselves many questions. For example: What they wish to major in. What are the options available and how much money is involved. David Hosansky discusses educational institutions in his article “Community Colleges.” De Los Santos of the League for Innovation in the Community College says, “community colleges are filling a gap that is not being met” (qtd. in Hosansky 393). The initiative of allowing some community colleges to offer four-year degrees is a just another way collaborating together to improve education....   [tags: Higher education, College, Community college]

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Community Gardens : A Common And Sought After By Many Residents And City Officials

- Community gardens are becoming more common and sought after by both residents and city officials because they provide a variety of functions within a community that society values. These gardens are often promoted as having economic advantages, providing health benefits, offering educational opportunities, and reducing food deserts. In particular, community supported agriculture theoretically could address inequalities about food security by increasing accessibility to fresh produce. However, whether community gardens actually promote food equity in the same way or if diverse socioeconomic areas share similar perceptions of these gardens is uncertain....   [tags: Gardening, Food security, Community building]

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Is Community A Community?

- What is community. Community is a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common (Stevenson, 2010). For many a community is not just a place or group of people living together; but a feeling one receives when feeling connected to another human being or a group of human beings. This connectedness helps aid in building community relationships and bonds that in turn holds everything together. If a neighborhood has no insight of what connectedness is the hopes of building a community is lost....   [tags: Police, Crime, Criminal justice, Prison]

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Creating a Successful Community Service Project

- Introduction Our class at State University has been tasked with creating and implementing a community-service project. A community-service project refers to a service that a person or group performs for the benefit of his or her local community. The team which I was part of decided to sponsor a Mother’s Day spaghetti dinner for the athletic department at a local Christian school. The funds would be used exclusively to build dug-outs for the girls softball team at a small private Christian school located in our town....   [tags: Community Service Essays]

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Peer Groups and the Institute of the Community College

- Peer Groups and the Institute of the Community College As I went through the research process for this paper I conducted many interviews with former classmates who are now either attending a four-year university or a local community college. The original intent was to find out their reasons for attending the institution they chose to attend. As I accumulated information I began to see a glaring trend in the relationship between the social group the individual was a member of and the college they ended up attending....   [tags: Education Community Colleges Essays Research]

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Commitment to Community

- Commitment to community is a requirement for contemporary Americans and vital to its survival. “Love thy neighbor as thyself” is the unselfish act of sharing: from a cup of sugar to a wealth of information to the guardianship of all children involved and the protection of every individual in that said community. Whether that community consists of the “Classic Neighborhood, those with a common set of goals, or those who share a common identity” the thread that holds this matrix together is always woven into the shared identity as well as responsibility of all involved....   [tags: Community Society Sociology]

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Comunity Risk Reduction Programs and Procedures

- Introduction As emergency providers we are viewed as a trusted and valuable source of information particularly when it comes to protecting the public. Through the years the America Fire Service has recognized the need to build and maintain effective emergency response capabilities. The new norm for the fire service has many common similarities with financial restraints that affect staffing levels, response times, equipment needs, growing pressures from political groups, and various demographic considerations, yet the expectations to provide a high quality service are still present....   [tags: local fire department responsibilities]

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The Deaf Community and Deaf Culture

- From antiquity, being deaf was looked upon as an undesirable and a culture which was disconnected with the rest of mainstream society. Often members of the community found themselves ostracized by members of other cultures, who viewed them with suspicion, and were thought to be possessed, or in communion, with undesirable “spirits”, particularly during the advent of the Christianity that was in practice during the Middle Ages. During this period, before the advent of Gutenberg’s metal, movable type printing press, the populace was mostly illiterate and religious texts and spiritual obligations/instructions were verbally transmitted to the people by the literate clerics of the day....   [tags: Deaf Language Community]

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Proposal For The Local Needs Assessment

- The work that I propose to do falls neatly into four components, three of them closely related as part of a local needs assessment. The three foci of research in the needs assessment are: (1) Midland College faculty, (2) Midland College students, and (3) local businesses. The other component of research is to do case studies about established and successful programs at other community colleges. To conduct the local needs assessment, I propose to do the following tasks: Task 1: Research technical writing program needs of Midland College faculty....   [tags: Research Planning]

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Essence of the Local Church

- Essay #1: You have gathered a launch team and are teaching them about what the local church is. Write an essay on how you would define the local church, what is its essence and what does the Bible teach about the local church. The local church is formed of a group of Christians who live in the same area and come to worship and honor God together. Some people think that you need a building or a worship service to have a church, but that is not true. According to Ott and Wilson a local church is, “a fellowship of believers in Jesus Christ committed to gathering regularly for biblical purposes under a recognized spiritual leadership.” This means that all you need to have a local church is grou...   [tags: christians, worship, bible, love, pastor]

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Discourse Community And Literacy Sponsors

- Someone having to read sections of published accounts from the authors Brandt, Porter, Swales, or White for college reading and writing might have a moment in time when they are skimming through those such writings and asking themselves ‘why do I need to read these’. ‘Is this actually useful to this class?’ The answer is yes because though it may not make sense now these writings will come together at the end of the course and help you succeed. Discourse communities and literacy sponsors are very useful terms to know while in college reading and writing in order to understand and finish the course....   [tags: Writing, Reading, Community, Sponsor]

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The Concept Of Local Control

- The concept of local control is based on a philosophy built on the notion that individuals and institutions nearest to the students with much knowledge about a school. Most invested in the welfare and success of its educators, students, and communities who are well placed in making decisions about its operation, leadership, staffing, academics, and development ("Local Control Definition"). This philosophy of governance is often contrasted with state or federal policies that intend to influence the structure and operation given that the control offered to local governing bodies is directly related to the level of prescription articulated in educational laws, and related compliance rules and r...   [tags: Education, United States, Zoning, Teacher]

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The Benefits of Local Farming

- It used to be that fine dining establishments featured imported ingredients on the menu. These days, many chefs in high quality restaurants take pride in featuring locally grown, seasonal items. Even some large chain grocery stores now offer meat and produce from local farms. While most Americans probably would not feel the need to be as close to their meat as Makenna Goodman describes in “Ever Wonder if You Could Kill What You Eat. We Did the Other Night”, there is growing support for Goodman’s ideas that being closer to the food results in better food quality (246)....   [tags: Food Science]

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Discovering a Hidden Passion Through Community Service

- "I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve." - Albert Schweitzer My life has not always been as bright and promising as it is today; I had no idea where my life was going, or how I would possibly be able to attend college at all. Since I was a child, my self-esteem has always been low, and any time college was brought up, it simply made my confidence drop even further. I never believed I could handle college, and never thought I would even be given the opportunity to attend....   [tags: Community Service Essays]

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Buying Local Foods is Better

- Have you ever considered what is in the food you are feeding your children. Most foods that are bought at the neighborhood grocery stores are considered global foods which are packed with additives and chemicals making them far less nutritious than local produce from the community farmer‘s market. After much research, I have concluded that it is better to buy produce which is grown locally rather than produce which is sourced globally (from other countries). I think this is important because most people, like myself, buy global foods and do not realize how much better local foods are for the local economy, the global environment, and our personal nutrition....   [tags: Persuasive Essay]

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Social Media in Local Government

- The revolution in information and communication technologies has been changing not only the daily lives of people but also the interactions between governments and citizens. The digital government or electronic government (e-government) has started as a new form of public organization that supports and redefines the existing and new information, communication and transaction-related interactions with stakeholders (e.g., citizens and businesses), especially through the Internet and Web technologies, with the purpose of improving government performance and processes (Bekkers & Hornsburg, 2005)....   [tags: communication, platforms, internet]

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Local Economic Development Analysis

- Local economic development is seen as one of the most important ways of reducing poverty. It purposes is to create jobs by making the local economy develop. This means that more businesses and factories should be started in the public area. The key participants in a city must meet to reach agreement and take decisions to make the economy develop and make income opportunities for more people, more especially the poor. National government makes plan and provides funds, investigation and other support for local economic development....   [tags: poverty, unemployment, job creation]

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American Community College Are On The Rise

- American Community College Are On the Rise In America, there are numerous colleges, universities, trade schools and techs. Some cause financial problems, some you’ll spend lots of time and some you won’t. Community colleges are only 36% of the tuition and fees at a 4-year college/university, which make it more affordable than a traditional college. (Snyder) They only last two years if you are a full-time student. Community colleges are the step brothers of four-year universities. They were placed within communities for local education that people can have easier access to....   [tags: Higher education, College, Community college]

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What´s a Local Government

- A local government is a political subdivision of the state, constituted by law and may or may not have substantial or much control over local affairs. “Under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, all powers not granted to the federal government are reserved for the states and the people. All state governments are modeled after the federal government and consist of three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. The U.S. Constitution mandates that all states uphold a "republican form" of government, although the three-branch structure is not required” (State and Local Government 2014)Therefore, Local Governments exercise certain basic powers like police power, and the power to...   [tags: subdivision of the state, control]

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Community Colleges And Technical Schools

- In America, there are numerous colleges, universities, trade schools and technical schools. Some cause financial problems, some you’ll spend lots of time such as 4 to 6+ years and some you won’t. Community colleges are only 36% of the tuition and fees at a 4-year college/university, which make it more affordable than a traditional college (Snyder 1). They only last two years if you are a full-time student. Community colleges are the step brothers of four-year universities. They were placed within communities for local education that people can have easier access to....   [tags: Higher education, College, Community college]

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The Forcing of Young People into Community or Government Service

- The Forcing of Young People into Community or Government Service Some people suggest that everyone between the ages of 18 and 21 should be required to perform one year of community or government service. Such service might include the Peace Corps, Environmental Conservancy Corps, a hospital, the military, a rural or inner-city school, or other community outreach projects. I believe forcing the service of any group of people is a bad idea. In this case, three reasons come to mind as to what makes this idea bad....   [tags: Teenagers Community Service Volunteering Essays]

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The Policy Of Free Community College Tuition

- Introduction On January 20, 2015, president Obama made the State of the Union address to Congress and the nation. He spoke about issues facing the United States, from sick leave to global warming. He urged congress to keep an open mind on his new courageous plan, tuition-free community college. The plan has been named America’s College Promise Act of 2015. He stated that by the year 2020, two in every three job opportunities will demand a higher education degree (State of the Union, 2015). Unfortunately, most Americans feel that higher education is not attainable for them....   [tags: Higher education, Community college]

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Planning Community for Halstead

- I am an independent planning advisor commissioned by the Sevenoaks District Council to provide recommendations for the future development of Halstead. This report will take into account not only the local issues but also the wider context of housing and development in the UK. Halstead is located 14 miles from London within its Green Belt. It has good communications, both rail and road, and is 28 minutes away from Gatwick Airport. Due to the current shortage of housing in the UK, there is a lot of pressure on the south east of England, especially places around London, to build housing as well as industry....   [tags: Community]

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Co-Mangement of Community Resources

- 1. INTRODUCTION Post industrialization perceptions of communities as a hindrance to successful conservation fostered a dichotomous view of communities and natural resources (West et al. 2006; Agrawal 1999). This interpretation of nature-environment dissociation was embedded in intrusive natural resource governance and conservation strategies. Natural resources management authority was vested in a central agency, mostly reflecting some facet of the state, focusing on scientific data, and within the legal confines of state policies (Berkets et al....   [tags: community, civil society, goverment cooperation]

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Community Involvement : The Heart Of The Community

- Schools have long been thought of as the heart of the community. This ideology portrays that the building itself is somewhat the central hub of what the majority of the members of the community revolve their daily lives around. It is often forgotten that the children that attend the school are truly the heart of the community. The children are the future; the success of the community depends upon the success of the children. Community involvement is critical in ensuring that the school as a whole can be successful and provide an environment that promotes student growth and development....   [tags: High school, Education, Public school, School]

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Community Health Centers : The Community

- Community Health Centers History of the Community Health Centers One of the first major steps that began the development of community health centers was the Community Mental Health Act of 1963, signed by President John F. Kennedy (Moran, 2013). Under this law, mental health needs shifted from institutions to community-based programs that helps prevents, identifies and treats mental illnesses (Moran, 2013). Many people realized how institutions were not responding to the higher rates of patients appropriately and questioned its overall effectiveness and lack of holistic practices (Moran, 2013)....   [tags: Health care, Public health, Health, Medicine]

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Keeping Food Local

- Annually, the New American Oxford Dictionary releases a word of the year, which has had a significant presence in culture and society. The 2007 award went to the word locavore which is defined as “one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible” (locavore). The local food movement has impressively grown from its grass roots beginnings, and infiltrated mainstream thought as a revolution in the way society views food. Eating locally is something that is available to all citizens and yet, is still opposed by some....   [tags: Compare and Contrast]

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Local Government Is Critical For Rule And Order

- Local government is critical for rule and order in our society. Citizens depend on local government for many of the smaller decisions that are specific to a particular zone or area. Local government also plays a large role in national decisions. In order to improve, the local government should first ensure they have the trust of the citizens they are elected or appointed to serve. Most people view the government as self-serving and inefficient. In order for the system of local government to sustain for years to come, it must put processes in place similar to a successful business....   [tags: Government, Sovereign state, Poverty]

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Interaction Between State And Local Governments

- Interaction between State and Local Governments Most states have an executive branch that consists of lieutenant Governor, the attorney general, and secretary of the state, auditors, and commissioners. Every state has a governor that heads the executive committee. When it comes to the executive, committee States retain the right to be organized in any way that best meets the needs of their people. All fifty states have a legislature that considers matters initiated by the Governor of the state or they have it introduced and made into law....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States, United States]

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Implementing The Preparedness Expectations For Local Jurisdictions

- Annual Activity Establish the preparedness expectations for local jurisdictions to receive preparedness funding by maintaining the CHD and Regional Preparedness Expectations, annual contract deliverables for health care coalitions, and program requirements for Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI), special needs sheltering and the medical reserve corps. These expectations are aligned with grant requirements, statutory requirements, and Department policy. This entity develops, documents, distributes, and updates these expectations as required annually and throughout the year....   [tags: Risk, Decision making, Health care]

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National Health And Local Health Department

- Each state health department and local health department will be different. They health concerns on a national level are the same but within each unique community there is a greater need for some things than others. For example my home state of Louisiana our state and local health department are very active and engaged with the public. As well many civic groups and Greek letter organizations contribute, through their community initiates. Each parish has their own Parish Human Services Authority which contribute to the State General fund, interagency transfers and Statutory Dedications....   [tags: Health, Public health, Health care, Medicine]

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The Importance Of Being A Local Crime Expert

- Being part of the law community takes a lot, but here are many techniques that are being used to become a local crime expert. Becoming a local crime expert would help the department to be more informed of the situation or the crime. In module one, I learned that one way to become a crime expert, is by sitting with either dispatchers or police officers and talk to them about what they have seen in their position. Another way is to do as many rides along as possible. A ride along will give you an opportunity to meet and talk to more police officers, but most importantly to observe more cases....   [tags: Police, Crime prevention, Criminology, Crime]

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Mount Vernon Is A Local Nursing Home

- The Laurels of Mount Vernon is a local nursing home that provides rehabilitation and assisted living to the elderly and patients that are in need of rehabilitation from surgery, being hospitalized to long, etc. The mission of the Laurels is to create a legacy by exceeding the needs and expectations of those we serve while embracing the Laurel way. The population they serve are the people of Mount Vernon in need of physical therapy and help with everyday living tasks. The Laurels of Mount Vernon impacts the community by healing the local citizens of Mount Vernon....   [tags: Old age, Gerontology, Middle age, Nursing home]

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Fast Food Vs Local Restaurants

- Fast food vs Local Restaurants More and more fast food restaurants are opening door in small cities also in big cities. The food industry in being taken over by not allowing local business to progress. Cites should limit the number of fast food restaurants to allow local restaurants so costumers could buy more local. Buying more local could bring more money to the community. Trying to start a business is not that easy it takes a good mind to know what he is doing. The local restaurants are growing little by little but yet it is not enough....   [tags: Fast food, Fast Food Nation, Food, Take-out]

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Local University Versus University Aboard

- In these modernized world, where machine were invented by the modern people really help the Homo sapiens species that breed on earth to have an easy and such a conducive lifestyle. But, the development did not help us to decide which one between local universities or abroad universities is the best choice. There have been many opinions thrown toward this issue. So we hope that this essay will help the community to decide and then achieve a better answer upon this issue. As we know, universities are one of the facilities that have been provided by the government for several years ago....   [tags: education, learning, competitive, students, fees]

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Make Pratt Local Plan Formation

- Make Pratt Local Plan Formation I. Form a meeting with the entire team to discuss our plan to Make Pratt Local. A. A meeting consisting of myself and various members of the Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce will take place after the first of the year. In this meeting, smaller teams will be formed to tackle the various topics of interest. B. The advertising team will be in charge of putting together the media to help spread the word throughout the community. C. The outreach team will be in charge of going out to all of the small businesses in town and telling them of our plan to tackle the issue at hand....   [tags: Small business, Business, Pratt, Kansas]

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Community Policing as a Strategy to Improve the Effectiveness of Law Enforcement

- The relationship between the police and the communities they serve hasn’t always been the most productive. Against the backdrop of the tumultuous era of the 1960s when the nation’s collective unrest regarding various then current events ranging from the social upheaval of the civil rights movement to the broadly unpopular and deepening conflict in Vietnam spilled onto the streets of American cities seemingly everywhere, local police forces, lacking in experience with crowd control, often found themselves in violent encounters with these various groups, earning them a reputation of being oppressive organizations (Schmalleger, 2014, p....   [tags: police, communities, community policing]

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