El Paso County

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  • Personal Narrative: Soccer In The Barrio

    simplest human being, and still be happy and innocent; that is what I see and experience every Tuesday when I go to Hart Elementary School. Being a kid is simple and fun. Reality is for adults, and that is how it should be, that is what I teach my family away from home. It is not sad if you do not know the reality, it is not downgrading if everything around you is simple and exciting. I go every Tuesday to Hart Elementary School for three hours to converse and enjoy their presence. I go to fulfill their enjoyment, to help them appreciate the pleasure of being a kid and knowing that everything is fine. These kids are like family; they not only have fun but they teach me everyday life lessons. Soccer in the Barrio is located in downtown El Paso, Texas, the poorest place in town. This is where I am every Tuesday, helping kids through sports and enhancing their English abilities. What is Soccer in the Barrio? Well, let me explain the simplest part first. A group of friends and I go and play soccer with kids while…

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  • Graphic Violence In Sicario

    Cast and crew traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico, Veracruz, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas to capture the look and feel fo the U.S./Mexico border, which is more of a central character in the film, rather than a backdrop. Juarez, Mexicio i the setting, but the only shots of Juarez are arial, as the filmmakers visited Juarez to research and found it too dangerous to film on the ground, according to Men 's…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Interview With A Sportsperson

    Michigan White Caps and again no call backs. So I looked up minor league baseball teams and the name El Paso Chihuahuas caught my attention. Looking up their front office staff on their website I seen that Angela Olivas is the Director, Marketing and Communications for the team. So I decided to contact her and was able to talk to her first hand the moment I called. Being that she is women and of Mexican descent I was very excited to have her as my interviewee to get her insight.…

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  • Homelessness In Rio De Janeiro

    Janeiro, Brazil and El Paso, Texas are implementing programs that make a case for allocating funds towards the wellness of those suffering rather than the added entertainment of those who are much better off. These organizations promote their community…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Mexican American Identity Crisis

    Growing up, I lived on mainstream television and movies. This and the paradoxical nature of El Paso Mexican culture greatly distorted my perception of being a Mexican. The media’s hypersexualized representation of a Latina did not appeal to me. I grew up too American to believe that I am like the Latinas on T.V. And I was reminded constantly that I am from the same culture. I don’t wear the tight fitting dresses or skirts. I’m more like the American tomboy who wears shorts and baggy…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Owe My Father

    he applied for a position as a salesman in the store downtown and got it. Much to his friends’ surprise, he proved to be an excellent salesman, despite his heavy Puerto Rican accent in both English and Spanish; but handsome, charming, and attentive, he outsold all the other salesmen during his first year on the job. Then, he bought a house in a good neighborhood near Five Points and moved us out of the barrio in south El Paso. Since we were still very poor, he could not afford the monthly…

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  • Importance Of Being The Founder And President Of The Culture Club

    In 2014, I embarked on a journey to hike, camp, and explore the Grand Canyon for a week. In 2015, I went on a trip with tours to Italy and Spain. This past summer I went on a three week EF Tours trip which included travel to England, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Austria, Italia, the Vatican, Spain and Portugal. I then finished the summer by studying in Salamanca, Spain, for a month. I became immersed in Spanish culture and became fluent in Spanish. It really benefitted me as I was…

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  • Enterprise Risk Management Planning

    Types of external considerations within Rutherford County are related to natural disasters, political disasters and macroeconomic shifts, including inflation, rate of growth, and unemployment. As a measure to offset natural disasters, we have relationships with other counties across the state coordinate efforts with our Emergency Management team. Indeed, the county 's mitigation planning efforts consist of local, state, and federal assistance. Unfortunately, there are few measures to plan for…

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  • Pivot Table Report Observations

    Pivot Table / Chart Report Exercise There are four observations in the pivot table, and the one part of pivot table report is about the annual adult care facility, total number of census, SMI and SSI. The other part is about New York State Population, total population and total number of race and ethnicity distribution. The results that I received are come from the data Adult Care Facility Annual Survey and New York State Population. I use the pivot table or chart to get the observations. At the…

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  • Count/Verification Assistant: A Case Study

    Jill started a new job as a count/verification assistant for the Johnson County Board of Elections. After completing her degree, she believed she would have the greatest chance of making a difference in her community and society as a whole. She had completed the counties required training and briefings, read and agree to the terms of the Statement of Secrecy, and she would have no problem with acting impartially at all times and respect confidentiality of material handled. Mark the senior…

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