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    these areas are poor cities that are suffering from poverty. People within the community are trying to bring their city back to life and help end poverty by fixing neighborhoods and building newer buildings. This process is known as revitalization. Because revitalization brings in more businesses, involves the community and helps end poverty we as a whole should encourage it in our cities and neighborhoods. If communities worked together and volunteered in places like the soup kitchen or in…

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    According to Freie, community is an important concept when considering sociology. He states that a community “is continually changing and adapting to challenges in the environment and is created over time as people form connections with each other, develop trust and respect for each other, and create a sense of common purpose” (Freie,1998, p. 21). Therefore, genuine communities involve human relationships where people are actively participating and cooperating with each other to create self…

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    Community spirit, also commonly referred to as the sense of community, is generally defined as “a feeling that members have of belonging, a feeling that members matter to one another and to the group, and a shared faith that members' needs will be met through their commitment to be together” (McMillan & Chavis, 1986). A strong sense of community can have positive effects on both individuals and communities (Kloos et al., 2012) and participation in the community is a fundamental aspect of a good…

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    Rhetoric In Civic Life

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    or collective action to develop solutions to social, economic, and political challenges in their communities, states, nations, and world” (pg.16). Civic engagement is often displayed by becoming more involved in society through volunteering, community service, joining a community club, attending town hall meetings and more. Taking part in society has a positive effect for individuals and the community. Those who are active in civic engagement are working to make a difference in various parts of…

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    Village Analysis Model

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    from a person-centered approach as opposed to illness-centered. At Mental Health of America Los Angeles (MHA) Village, providers utilize the recovery-oriented model successfully, helping those with mental illness recover and reintegrate into the community. In the text A Practical Guide to Recovery-Oriented Practice: Tools for Transforming Mental Health Care, Davidson, Lawless, O'Connell, Rowe, and Tondora (2009) describe eight practice standards as a guideline for those wanting to implement the…

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    Cabramatta Research Paper

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    Communities Define the term community A community is normally referred to as a group of people, varying in numbers, living in a specific geographical area (e.g. urban/rural area, town, neighbourhood, or village) . These group of people normally share certain things in common such as race, religion, interests etc. Distinguish between a community based on shared space and shared social organisation A community based on shared space often refers to a certain amount of people living in, sharing, or…

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    Beat Meeting Reflection

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    unlawful acts going on in their community. The meeting is a great place for the community and law enforcement officers to interact. The meeting began at 7:30 Pm and was supposed to finish by 9:00 Pm. So, after my professor speaking to the law enforcement officers, they mentioned that we should attend one that they were going to be at Mayfair church on Pulaski and Foster right in front of the…

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    semester, I participated in serval service-learning events which have broaden my insight on issues within my community. I participated in service-learning events held by Faith in Fresno. The overall mission statement of Faith in Fresno is to “…unlock the power of people to put faith into action in the public square, and to advance a movement for racial justice and health equity.” The community service related events I participated in were Day of Action and Rapid Response Training, which were…

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    Community satisfaction, especially with the community that is a marriage, is dependent on feeling equal because it establishes a sense of responsibility. Being an equal is very important in relationships and is often a reason for discord; so, developing communities that foster equality will alleviate tension by allowing both parties to express themselves. Many marriages have aspects that promote equality and some that negate it, some to the point of desiring something other than one’s partner.…

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    Communities and organizations can collaborate to promote resilience with families and children. In order to increase protective factors in a high risk community, it is often necessary for agencies to work together in order to provide comprehensive services. As a human service professional it is important to recognize both the benefit and challenges of providing these services. Communities, agencies, and families can work together to increase the protective factors identified in resilience.…

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