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    I carry with me the awareness that many don’t realize the true scope of: the situation in inner cities. During my four years at Habitat for Humanity in Newark, every time I volunteered there I saw the stark contrast of the environment and atmosphere compared to my comfortable suburban neighborhood. After watching the media and seeing what is usually represented, I realized that the situation in the inner cities cannot be fully realized until you experience it for yourself. Until you speak eye-level with the citizens and hear their stories, you won’t realize how bad some parts of our country really are, even though they are hardly fifteen, twenty miles from where you live. I think that it’s absurd that people who live so close to me live in…

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    Inner City Crime Rates

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    It is known that our cities are not free of crimes. Recently crimes have been increasing at a fast rate. During the last few years, one of the leading issues going on in our communities has been inner city crime. It has been labeled as a major social problem due to the fact it can be such a threat to our society. Is an in growing problem among our urban areas since it constantly continues to increase, mainly involving teenagers being the leading age group. One of the main reasons this occurs is…

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    College,2014) This essay will examine the role that theory plays when it comes to employing Blacks in the Inner city. According to Caroline May an author of Brett Bart newsletter stated “While the economy added jobs and the national unemployment rate was relatively unchanged, the African American unemployment rate remained more than twice as high as the white unemployment rate and nearly double the national unemployment rate, according to Labor Department data released Friday”. (May, 2016)…

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    Inner City Poverty

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    If you travel into any major inner-city or urban area, you are sure to find many examples of poverty. From New York City to Los Angeles, and all around the world, millions of people live at or below the poverty line and struggle to meet their needs from day to day. According to the United States Census Bureau, the poverty rate in 2014 was 14.8 percent, specifically meaning that there were 46.7 million people in poverty. The issue of poverty is a relevant cause to social science because it deals…

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    A Poor Ideal Analysis

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    The image of inner cities across America is often seen under a negative light that conveys a message of poor ideals. In reality, people living in inner cities share the same values and goals of the larger society. To achieve upward mobility, to gain stability, to gain respect, and to contribute to society are all ideals that traverse class and geography. However the methods by which these ideals are achieved can vary greatly. The behavior of inner city residents reflects their reality. The…

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    meals. We were able to prepare donations for distribution to over 600 non-profit agencies in metro Atlanta and North Georgia area. I worked together with other volunteers in order to sort, inspect and pack quality groceries. Being part of the community I believe that is is essential for one to become more aware of how serious the food issue is in Atlanta inner cities. I have a better thankfulness of everyone who is involved with the Atlanta food bank because they…

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    Canada states that you “cannot save children, and you cannot save families, without saving communities” (Canada, 1995). On the ground all-encompassing programs is what is having the biggest impact. He is responsible for success in achieving this, by first understanding what is needed to accomplish this. Communities need to be active, they need to come out their homes and communicate with each other, to better establish common goals and trust. Understanding, that kids need a safe place to go and…

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    Living in an Inner-City society is very tough, including the awful dangers and struggles within families, but can also lead to success. A lot of people view poverty differently. It depends on how you were raised and what you are raised around. To most people poverty is “ a general scarcity, dearth, or the state of who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. It is a multifaceted concept, which includes social, economic, and political elements.” “56.8 million people are…

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    Essay On Inner City Gangs

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    The inner city youth of America is recently being faced with immense adversity, experts estimate that every day thousands of teens in inner city areas are being recruited to join neighborhood or city wide gangs. I am calling on the members of the Rich People of America to help resolve some of the main issues that involve teenage gang related activity. According to helpingyouthgang.com around eighty-five percent of male juveniles in detention facilities are there for gang related activities. The…

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    Inner City Schools Unjust

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    In America the inner city school system is very poor compared to the urban school system. Inner city schools are unjust because the class sizes are too big, they lack funding, and lack support for special education programs such as 504’s and IEP’s. The class sizes of inner city schools are overpopulated and crowded. Many classes in inner city schools are crowded, specifically at Miles D Elementary in Chicago. Miles Davis Elementary is an magnet elementary school in Chicago Illinois where, “8%…

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