Administration of federal assistance in the United States

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  • Martin Luther King Research Paper

    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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  • Summary Of How A Democratic Killed Welfare By Premilla Nadasen

    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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  • SSS TRIO Program Interview

    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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  • Statement Of Purpose: RAMP

    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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  • TANF: A Social Program Analysis

    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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  • Jfk Vaccination Pros And Cons

    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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  • Essay On Federalism

    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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  • Food Advertising For Children

    The federal government has over time become strict on the regulation of food and food safety. With that being said, this is an improvement on how these agencies or departments are improving our everyday lives. The Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention all take part within food regulation and food safety. Each of these departments and agencies of food regulation and food safety each take part…

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  • Economic Depression In America During The 1920's

    during the 1920s, people were in desperate need of government assistance. Hoover followed his conservative approach and chose to do little or nothing about the depression, thinking that it will end eventually.…

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  • How Did The New Deal Change

    In the United States, the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn, began on October 29th, 1929. This downturn would later be known as the Great Depression in which the American stock market, which had been seeing a decade of upward growth, crashed and plunged the United States into its severest economic downturn yet. Through the Great Depression, 1932 was one of the worst years in which it was reported that at least a quarter of once working Americans were now unemployed. In 1933 when…

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