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  • The Illegal Operation Analysis

    The Illegal Operation an Essential Contribution to Social Protest/Affirmation This paper will focus on the sculpture, The Illegal Operation (1962) by Edward Kienholz. The assemblage sculpture can be found on the second floor of the Ahmanson Building at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Although understated at first, this sculpture deals with the taboo practice of abortions regulated in the 1960’s. In this paper I will discuss why this sculpture would make a good contribution to our textbook, specifically chapter 11 “Social Protest/Affirmation” by analyzing its history, providing comparisons, and additional information that will further amplify why this piece should be included. LACMA is a very organized museum with 9 different buildings,…

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  • Situational Awareness In Social Work

    goes beyond dissecting guestimates or reference points. Los Angeles has traditionally offered residents cultural anchor points that are spread out through out the county. One of these hubs featured in South Los Angeles, is Leimert Park. Founded in 1927, Leimert Park started out as a homogenous community exclusively for Caucasians. After white flight to the suburbs, there has been a fixture of predominantly black families in this neighborhood. Decades of growing discontent between residents and…

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  • Compare And Contrast Essay About Venice

    I’ve already seen it. The canal, the body builders, and the ridiculous tshirts that only someone stoned would buy. But I’m not from Venice. fourteen miles down south of the beach is South Central, my home for the first eighteen years of my life. Now, during holidays and breaks, I live in the middle of northern LA County in a desert called Palmdale. It’s important to note the differences. One that I learned immediately was that neighbors don’t like noise but love to phone police about it. Our…

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  • Environmental Services Department In San Diego

    San Diego Environmental Services Department San Diego, California is a wonderful city that is lively and full of many attractions for the residents and visitors of all ages can enjoy themselves. These attractions include beaches, theme parks, museums, and cruises. In addition, San Diego is immediately adjacent to the Mexico borders in which people can visit to get acquainted with their culture. According to the San Diego Tourism Authority (2014), San Diego is California’s second largest city…

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  • Describe Work Experience

    I reside in South Central Los Angeles, California. 2. What is your current profession? Describe your work responsibilities. (If desired, you don 't have to include the name of your employer.) I currently work as a temporary receptionist at Children Institute, Inc. (CII). As a receptionist, I mostly provide the day to day administration of CII front desk reception and informed parents about our Head Start program. CII is a non-profit organization. Children Institute Inc. offers many…

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  • Los Angeles Advantages And Disadvantages

    We chose Los Angeles to be the home of the Stingrays because Los Angeles is one of the only biggest cities in the country that doesn 't have a football team there, but also Los Angeles is one of the wealthiest cities in America, and it 's also surrounded by wealthy cities such as, San Jose and Silicon Valley. The average age in Los Angeles is about 34 which means most of the people in the Los Angeles region are employed. The average household income is about $55,000 which shows that families can…

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  • William Bonin The Freeway Killer

    tire iron, and he had been sodomized and strangled with a ligature. On February 3, 1980, in the early morning, the defendant, driving a van with co-defendant Miley, picked up Charles Miranda, 15, in West Hollywood. They drove several blocks away, parked, and the defendant sodomized Charles. The co-defendant tried to sodomize him, but was unable to sustain an erection. After the co-defendant took six dollars from Charles, the two men tied his feet and hands together. The defendant wrapped…

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  • Transportation In Los Angeles

    In Los Angeles, people are always up and about. There is a constant need for luxury transportation as people go out to parties, special events, or corporate affairs. Whatever the reason, transportation is a must through the busy, popular location. Our services are versatile, as we adhere to the need of a wide fan base. Customers enjoy our services because we listen to what their specific needs are and we cattier to them. We also provide reasonable prices and excellent customer support. Take a…

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  • Homelessness Detection Essay

    has increased rapidly, especially in the county of Los Angeles. From conducting search on the keyword “homelessness,” I found that there are a lot of people in the Los Angeles county who has been homeless for a while and it has been increasing continuously. According to the LA times, “L.A. sees another sharp rise in homelessness and outdoor tents” by Gale Holland and Peter Jamison shows that homelessness developed in the last year by nearly 47,000 people in the street and shelters regardless of…

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  • Summary Of The Singer Solution To World Poverty

    realize that I do not need to be spending money on luxuries but instead donating that money to charities. As he states, “Again, the formula is simple: whatever money you’re spending on luxuries, not necessities, should be given away”. I was motivated by this article because I realized that not all individuals have the same advantage as I do. I have the chance to get an education, have a shelter and buy luxuries that others do not. If I have the chance to teach or help others, I would because I…

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