Children of God

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  • Homeless Youth Research Paper

    Homelessness is a huge problem in the United States, roughly about 2 million (Covenant House) teenagers that are facing homelessness. Everyday people pass by homeless teenagers in every state that are living on the streets, in abandoned places, or even by a river. Teenagers are homeless for many different reasons. There are too many young adults in troubled families around the United States that are homeless; reasons such as a lack of parental support and substance abuse; but there are certain…

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  • Mcdonalds Influence On Children

    or all fast food places, are children. According to Schlosser, “McDonald’s operates more playgrounds than any other private entity in the United States,” and “a survey of American school children found that 96 percent could identify Ronald McDonald” (Schlosser 13). These are very disturbing facts that should concern the entire nation. Children are not just a marketing tool for fast food corporations, they are the future of this country. While marketing to children helps companies sell their…

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  • Exemplification Essay: The Problem Of Homelessness In America

    1.6 billion are without adequate living. In the U. S., 664,708 people are homeless. 6% of Chicago's population is homeless and half of the 6% are families. There are 64,000 homeless adults in Chicago and 48,00 children plus another 12,000 for people under the age of 21. 3.5% of the homeless are kids that are living without adult, parent, or guardian. 3.5% may not seem like a lot, but that is 4,457 kids who are around our age. They were once…

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  • Satire Essay On Homelessness

    Homelessness Imagine finding yourself on the street, all alone, nowhere to go, with just the clothes on your back. If your lucky, you have a backpack holding any precious belongings that haven’t been lost or stolen from you...yet. Your life wasn’t always like this but now you live anywhere and everywhere. Some people are nice to you, especially the young kids who offer you pocket change and $1 bills. Some offer you stares and rude remarks. You never realized your life could change so quickly.…

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  • Human Trafficking And Prostitution

    created. While the social problem affects mostly women, many people are unaware of the men that fall victims. Americans, as well as other people around the world, need to discuss the problems that human trafficking and prostitution can create for children and adults. Statistics have shown that many people are affected by human trafficking and that even more people work as prostitutes. I believe…

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  • Homeless Youth In The 1970's

    homelessness among youth was no longer the result of a flower children lifestyle that reached its recognition during the 1960s. In the 1970s young adults who were accounted for leaving home had experienced some kind of abuse, whether it was sexual, physical, or emotional. Moreover, the government could not defy the issues of homeless youth, and claim that this…

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  • Prostitution Informative Speech

    engaged in prostitution had an STD within 6 months. In conclusion, prostitution is one of the oldest professions with the most life threatening situations. Human trafficking is a terrifying situation that is happening day after day to lost innocent children. The men/women who pimp out these ladies are extremely educated and ruthless. Prostitution, whether it’s a college student paying off loans or a drug addicted teen is an illegal profession. This career contracts the most STD’s and drug…

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  • Stop Slavery Persuasive Speech

    and other main brand companies. We also have not only adults working as slaves ,but children being used for in working in fields ,and abused by being forced or brainwashed to help or using their bodies to ship either drugs ,or they are being used for prostitution. Fewer than two hundred forty six million children are working as child labor ,and about seventy three million are less than 10 years old. Children are also a big part of modern day slavery, they would be used for trafficking,…

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  • Causes Of Youth Homelessness

    families with kids. Children who are under the age of 18 take up 25% of the population. Unaccompanied or homeless youth are children under the age of 18 lacking parental, foster or, institutional care. The National Runaway Switchboard states that there can be around 1.3 million homeless youth in unstable living conditions per night. (National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness" 2003. 8 Oct. 2015) What are the reasons America's children are being put in…

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  • Barriers To Homelessness

    Having worked in the field of human services for over 20 years, I've encountered people having various barriers that are impact people’s lives due to developmental disability, mental illness and/or substance abuse. While many of the barriers presented are fairly concrete things to address, a significant one, and one that is a bit harder to manage is the lack of understanding and compassion regarding the experience of homelessness. Many of us take our daily activities for granted, like having…

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