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    The importance of community service has been interlaced into the majority of the nursing classes I have had at the bachelor’s level and the master’s level of education. Being active in community service has been presented as a cornerstone of my nursing career in the work place as a leader within my organization. I am learning now that being involved in community service holds true for the nurse educator as well. Dawson & Freed (2008), state that “professional nurses have a commitment to…

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    Although we are individuals we are all part of a community. Communities can be seen as things such as the school we go to, our neighborhood, work place, etc. In community conversations, we talk to honor and explore differences with one another. The way a conversation is formed is dynamic to the way in which participants work through differences. The Public Conversations Project (PCP) recommends that members follow a shared set of principles that include genuine listening, respectful…

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    A community is a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. .In the world there are different types of communities. From the ones in high school to career communities. High school communities for example, would be the popular kids, nerds, emo, etc. In the real world, career wise; the communities would be Doctors, Teacher’s, fast-food, etc. All these fall under the category of discourse community. A discourse community is a group of communicators…

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    Committed, Generous, Supportive these are words describing volunteering. Volunteering to me is a person who loves to help other people, they aren't selfish but determined to make a change in the community. In fact if you want to hear about a place you can keep reading. The founder of the establishment is Anna Marie Hackett, she came up with the idea. The purpose of this establishment is because they saw a need to help the elderly. The audience they hold is the elderly. If you would like to…

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    small community in Brooklyn, New York, covering 2.898 square miles, with an estimated population 9.3,877 (cenus bureau 2013). The community, Canarsie is the connection point to many neighborhoods and boroughs. Exit 13 off the belt parkway, is one of the main entry point into the community. Major public transportation in the community are, the L train, located on rockaway parkway and six connecting bus lines that transport thousands of people on a daily basis to other standing communities.…

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    Community Policing While past incidences have affected police and minority relationships, the media has been no stranger in further causing distrust and fear. The role of the media needs to change by working with police to educate the public about the positive aspects involved in fostering positive relationships with local officers to truly affect change. Our police officers are the eyes and the ears of society to serve and protect citizens. However, the police do not have the resources to be…

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    Empowerment in regard to community settings is a shared movement to enhance the quality of life of individuals in a specific community. While organization empowerment, can be defined as systems that encourage member participation as well as reaching goals. The term empowerment is complex and develops over time, although it can deteriorate as well. On an organizational level, empowerment of individuals is developed from specific characteristics within the organization that foster feelings of…

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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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    something greater, a shared sense of community. For one, people united under one cause can band together in order to help others in their community, helping others heal from a tragedy to collaborating to start a movement. On the other hand, people in communities can band together for corrupt reasons, to spread hate and chaos into the world. These examples of communities are evident in both today’s society as well as the novel Unwind by Neal Shusterman. Clearly, communities can both help and harm…

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    An event called CONNECT Community Dialogue was held at a safe environment where women and men come together to ask tough questions and share their concerns about healthy relationships, gender equity and domestic violence. It was an intergenerational conversation on fathers and men preventing violence. A mobilization strategy implemented to prevent family violence. It was a great way according to Caitlin (2002) to strengthen Sister- and Brotherhoods in the shared mission to create safe families…

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