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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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    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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    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever."- Mahatma Gandi. For my service learning project I chose to volunteer at my schools Agriculture area. Many people were there including myself helping out and trying to keep it nice and clean. It was a very fun four hour experience I met some new people,I also learned how to plant many types of plants and trees. It wasn't as bad as I thought considering that it's a get dirty job, but it was fun to do. I would recommend…

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    Through education programs, community engagement, and city-wide collaboration, this project strives to create opportunities that support the remedial efforts at the waterfront via agencies (ex: BARC), community groups, and public volunteers. Hamilton residents now have the opportunity to shape the future of the West Harbour community by participating in community engagement events such as: “A West Harbour Engagement Planning Stakeholder Workshop”…

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    Perspective A discourse community is a social group or can be anything that inquires shared values, practices, or can even share the same language. A speech community, however, is not the same thing as a discourse community. A speech community is a community that shares the knowledge of rules for the conduct and interpretation of speech. (WaWpg.219) Defining a discourse community can be hard due to the range of different types of discourse communities. Examples of a discourse community would be…

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    Perspective A discourse community is a social group or can be anything that inquires shared values, practices, or can even share the same language. A speech community, however; is not the same thing as a discourse community; a speech community is a community that shares the knowledge of rules for the conduct and interpretation of speech. (WaWpg.219) Defining a discourse community can be hard due to the range of different types of discourse communities. Examples of a discourse community would be…

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    I have always been a community engaged scholar, maybe not in the actual program, but in the spirt of the program. I have always loved being in the community and learning and helping with what needs to be done. Being part of this program, I believe will help me to be able to find avenues for this passion and give me the resources and ability to do these things in my chosen field. I have had multiple opportunities to be an engaged member of the community, including volunteering and fundraising…

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    Community Context Matters In the six levels of Spectrums of Prevention, each level is connected to the other levels and reinforces each other. Therefore, my interventions are specifically tailored to the Latino students at Fairfield High community. Prior to implement any intervention, the most important thing is to educate students about the consequences of obesity. Once students fully understand the risks and consequences of obesity and maintaining unhealthy body, they will be motivated to…

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    Discourse community is a group of people who communicate with each other with the same goal. James Paul Gee wrote “Literacy, Discourse, and Linguistics: Introduction”, James E. Porter wrote” Intersexuality and the Discourse Community”, and John Swales wrote “the Concept of Discourse Community”. They express the ideas on discourse communities; but they also have some similarities on the ideas of discourse communities. Gee and Swales have the similar idea on the importance of social practice in…

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    My biggest aspiration is to become a sports medicine physician and use this position to better the lives and health of individuals. In addition, I wish to use my career to continue serving others both globally and locally. I will impact my local community through my work as a physician, including my volunteering efforts and research, while l will make an impact globally by traveling back to Nigeria and holding clinics to provide free basic healthcare to villagers. Additionally, I hope to help…

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