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    Living in the State of Poverty - SIM Participation In 1964, Martin Luther King, Jr in his Nobel Prize lecture examined the evils of the modern world. He spoke on how poverty was one of those evils. “The poor in America know that they live in the richest nation in the world, and that even though they are perishing on a lonely island of poverty they are surrounded by a vast ocean of material prosperity” (Nobel Media AB, 1964, para.22). Not much has changed since his eloquent speech. Participating in the Community Action Poverty Simulation provided insights confronting the needs of poor individuals and families. Access to Safe and Healthy Housing According to a Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University (2016) a public interest…

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    sociology class; and I’d assume most if not all sociologists are Democrats. I found it surprising to see an article slamming Democrats. After Clinton was elected in 1992, many people breathed a sigh of relief as they thought the the horrors of the Reagen-Bush era were over. Many people, unfortunately were wrong. The fact of the matter is that regardless of political views, Clinton’s administration brought destruction to poor…

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    “Consider how deeply this issue intrudes into the life of the college, how it effects the college even in unexpected ways”( Lascell). In 1996, Grove City College withdrew from federal student loan programs and instead, created its own system. Because of the Grove City College versus Bell court case, the college is no longer able to offer some of the opportunities to incoming students that they once could. However, since then, Grove City College has been known for their exceptional effort and…

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    TRIO a federal program that offers services for individuals from disadvantage backgrounds. Federally funded programs like RAMP and SSS are important in order to help people from disadvantage backgrounds succeed and achieve their career goals. My participation in RAMP has influenced my overall college experience greatly. RAMP has helped me feel comfortable in my transition of high school in college with tutoring session, providing workshop, and an assigned counselor. Federal funding programs…

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    SSS TRIO Program Interview

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    requirements of the program. Qualifying conditions are they receive a Federal Pell Grant, have a documented physical or learning disability, or are a first generation college student. The SSS TRIO program has as it goal to motivate and assist students as they successfully complete their postsecondary education. According to the U.S. Department of Education, all program projects must provide…

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    Introduction The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is one of the United States Federal assistance programs. As the first word of the title states, TANF is aimed to provide the families in need with temporary assistance during their struggle of getting their life stable again. Throughout the country, TANF is often referred to as welfare. Families receiving TANF assistance might also have to deal with some stigma that comes with receiving TANF. Overall, TANF aims to give people a…

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    court rulings that have an impact on the public administration in the United States. These cases originate from the states and federal laws which have led to positive and negative effects on the public administrations. The different courts in the country have powers which enable them to change and implement laws which have led to a profound impact on public administration. This shows that through the judicial arm of government it has played a significant role towards the formation of public…

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    Former President John F. Kennedy was strong supporter of vaccination. During the early 1960’s while he was in office, he created the Vaccine Assistance Act of 1962. This bill would provide vaccination programs for children all across the United States. This effort of JFK’s to help protect children from diseases is now known by health experts as “one of the most successful prevention programs in public health” (Conis 21). His drive to enact this bill promoted the federal government 's involvement…

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    How Is Welfare Unfair

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    People want fairness in everything especially when comes to the laws of the United States Most people think will think its unfair. The biggest example of this would be the federal government welfare programs in the United States there has been numerous debates on welfare about being fair and unfair. Welfare has been around since colonial America it was an act of the British poor laws where people who unable to work due to age or physical health and seek assistance from the British government.…

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    Essay On Federalism

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    The framers of the United States Constitution used feudalism to limit the powers of the national government and give states more rights. The seventeen powers of the national government were laid out in Article 1, section 8 of the constitution. This same section gave the national government “implied powers” giving congress the right to make laws which they feel are “necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing powers.” It was assumed any powers not given to the national…

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