Los Angeles Pierce College

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  • Community Colleges Accountancy Report

    (Problem) Community colleges in California help students transfer to universities, enter the labor force, and/or promote within their current field of occupation. One of the greatest threats community colleges in the state encounter is losing their accreditation from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). The ACCJC is one of several accrediting agencies in the US that strives to hold community colleges accountable by periodically assessing and accrediting them. After working for the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), I understand how community college leaders must resolve sanctions and warnings issued by the ACCJC as soon as possible. (Literature) Figure 1 reveals the process of community colleges…

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  • Community College Case Study

    My presence in this meeting is for the case for Community college. I would like to introduce myself as Matthew Cortez, a student from Los Angeles Pierce Community College and I 've been a student at Pierce College for just a one semester and I learned something. I am here to speak with Los Angeles City Council concerning about the closure of all Los Angeles Community Colleges. I 've learned a community college is not just for people who are just trying to get further in their education but its…

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  • Biography Of Patrick Kearney

    Patrick Wayne Kearney was born on September the twenty fourth on ,1939 in Los Angeles California. He was the oldest of three boys, he was raised in a reasonable stable family. Kearney lived a trauma free life. Throughout his early age he was a thin sickly child who was often a target for bullies at school. As a teenager he became unsociable and fantasized about killing people. He was born in East Los Angeles yet though he still lived in texas for some time. Kearney moved back to California after…

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  • Narrative Essay On Gangs

    A Beautiful Yet Destructive Creation Not all street gangs are made for wrong doing. Many people might think down on the creation of gangs but it is a part of survival in their region. Street gangs, which pull peers into gangs for protection and social status, assemble to protect their neighborhood, family and friends from other street gangs thus causing rising crime rate and innocent people dying because of this. First off, there are a few definitions for gangs because authorities had a hard…

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  • Golden Gulag Analysis

    formulated as a cause and effect analysis that attempts to unearth the motive force behind the construction of prisons in the state of California. More importantly, the author carefully presents four prevailing concepts that can be utilized to further understand the dynamic relationship between crimes, the fluctuation of laws and maintaining social stability through control. In addition, the author focuses on different time periods ranging from the late 1960’s to the early 2000’s, in order to…

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  • Analysis Of Monster By Sanyika Shakur

    In Sanyika Shakur’s memoir, Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member, the audience follows the events that transform Monster Kody Scott into Sanyika Shakur. While writing his memoir from prison, the book starts in 1975 with his graduation from elementary school and initiation into the Crips. His initiation included a brutal beating from fellow Crips members, which immediately followed his first gang shooting against the Bloods. At the age of thirteen, Kody Scott earned the nickname…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Organized Crime, By Mara Salvatrucha

    whose primary objective is to obtain money through illegal activities. Such groups maintain their position through the use of actual or threatened violence, corrupt public officials, graft, or extortion, and generally have a significant impact on the people in their locales, region, or the country as a whole” (6). Recently, a notorious, growing, transnational crime group known as Mara Salvatrucha, has become a danger to both Central, and North America. Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13…

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  • Ecology Of Fear Analysis

    Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States following New York City on the East Coast. This idolized city that many have nicknamed, L.A., rests within the southern region of the ‘Golden State’ of California. Los Angeles is most widely known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and for also housing a major center of the American entertainment industry. The worldwide popularity L.A. has received, stems from the city being the source of many…

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  • Culture And Interpersonal Communication In The Movie Blood In Blood Out

    It contains information over body appearance. There are two rival gangs in the same town: Los Vatos Locos and Los Tres Puntos. You can tell a gang member apart from the other by their body appearance. Both gangs mark themselves on their left hands with a placazo (tattoo). Los Vatos Locos mark themselves with a “VL” tattoo, and Los Tres Puntos mark themselves with a “3P”, so everyone already knows which gang they clique with. Los Vatos Locos can also signal each other for whatever reason by using…

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  • Alpha Job's Role In The Bank Robbery

    The Alpha Job started out as just talk between five mutual friends. The five men shared a common mindset which led them to commit multiple state and federal crimes. Each offender wanted to make money as well as show that the government was corrupt and evil. They felt as if the government was against the common man by oppressing their freedoms. That being said the Alpha Job did not turn out the way it was planned. Now let's look at how each offender and witness played a role in Alpha Job. Alpha…

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