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  • Community Garden Essay

    The purpose of this paper is to argue for the implementation of an organized community garden program at UC Santa Barbara by first establishing the potential effectiveness of horticulture at advancing access to fresh food and promoting personal wellbeing among the student population. In doing so, this paper will examine several key question regarding the benefits of agricultural production on campus and its feasibility. First, how much food could be grown on campus and how does this compare to current produce consumption in a single year? Second, how will community gardens help to alleviate the issue of food insecurity among college students? Third, what are the advantages of improved nutrition from a diet of increased fruits and vegetables? Fourth, what role can campus organizations play in providing and supporting sustainable organic produce? Fifth, how can community gardens further student mental health? The need for community gardens on campus is based on the assumption that a substantial segment of the student body is underachieving academically as a result of poor health and nutrition. It also assumes that student gardeners and employees would have the knowledge and skill sets to be able to efficiently manage and make complete use of the allotted farming spaces to produce maximum crop yields. Lastly, the paper does not differentiate the many different varieties of each fruit and vegetable from one another nor their respective yields under different climates and…

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  • Leadership Style At Applied Research Technologies Inc Case Study

    examples of his behavior. As a general manager of the Filtration Unit of Applied Research Technologies (ART), Peter Vyas notices that his teamwork had worked hard diligently to get his project on the right track successfully. The goal of his plan is to reconstruct a mini water-oxidation product. In spite of having two failures to reach the outcomes of this plan over past three years, his team still has good potential to make their goal happens. He never loses his strong interest and enthusiasm,…

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  • Three Peer Transition

    Through the last Month all three Peer Transition/ Diversion specialists have attended the five day Recovery Coach certification training and completed this successfully on 5/11, 5/12, 5/18, and 5/19. The Medical clearance for the three Peer Transition/ Diversion specialists has been completed for Catskill regional, but still waiting for the Justice center clearance to finally be a part of the Behavioral Health Unit. During this past month the three Peer Transition/ Diversion specialist has…

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  • Informational Text Standards

    Making Meaning correlation tool indicates that these standards are touched upon in Unit 7, one day in Unit 4, one day in Unit 5, and the bulk of the remainder falling into Unit 9: Synthesizing. Week 3, Day 4 has students integrating information from three texts on the same topic to speak knowledgeably about the topic, with the majority of the rest of the unit helping students to form opinions and support their opinions with text evidence. After reading the Unit overviews, there appears to be…

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  • Case Study: Get In Touch With A Property Attorney To Review Your Lease

    1. Get in touch with your attorney to review your lease. I suspect that the property owner knows the a/c unit is about to expire and the property owner is planning to stiff you with the bill of a new unit. The property owner stated if you do not change the filters, you are responsible for replacing the unit. I questioned why the a/c was being inspected now and not when you originally signed the lease. No answer was given. When you were speaking about the summer heat it sound like a motor…

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  • Blessings Of Solar Energy

    it is able to maintain our energy requirements easily. Many scientists have found that the best potential of solar energy is its use in industries and homes as a supply for temperature control. It is beneficial to be familiar with the previous demanding situations the solar industry has faced in the last couple of decades, to absolutely recognize the possibilities and potentials, as well as limits, solar energy now has. Some prevailing problems that existed in the past are still yet to be…

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  • Corrections And Rehabilitations Case Study

    Subject was received into the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations (CDCR) on February 16, 2000 for burglary in the 1st as a third striker. Subject arrived at CCI on July 7, 2015. Subject will be housed in Administrative Segregation Unit (ASU) placement in Facility A Housing Unit 6 cell B 106L, for self-expressed safety concerns. Subject explained that he was assigned as a porter in Facility A Housing Unit 3, and that Officer Lopez caught him with a kite/note that he was…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Career As A Correctional Officer

    instill that no profession is worth my soul and making the appropriate ethical decision can be a traumatic experience. It all started when I arrived to work on that summer night in June of 2011, being assigned as a swing shift sick relief officer would place me anywhere in the prison. On that night, my duty would require me to work in the Reception Center (RC), a highly volatile unit in the institution. Everything…

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Human Inequality Analysis

    The problem of human inequality and the divisions within human society is a big part of the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and it is still part of our society today. An example of this problem is the trial of Tom Robinson, Walter Cunningham Jr. being treated differently because of who he is, and the discrimination against black people. Our society is still dealing with this situation…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Career In Substance Abuse

    opportunities and the numerous choices that are accessible. When the project was introduced in class to complete an interview with a social worker, I was determined to meet with someone who practices in mental health. The name Michelle Nelson was brought to my attention during a class announcement about an event she was involved in. I reached out to my professor Amy Zlimen, for her contact information. I knew Michelle was employed as a social worker in the mental health unit at the local…

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