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    The Neighbourhood Single

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    Does one truly know the meaning of real, authentic, and unconditional love? Imagine the love of your life writing a song dedicated to you, and your father. The song written by The Neighbourhood, “Single”, portrays a quintessential example of what true love honestly is. With its deeply passionate lyrics, and influential messages about love, the lead singer Jesse Rutherford, provides an exquisite representation of what the honest meaning of true love is; with his lyrics, Jesse displays the importance of respect, admiration, and commitment when it comes to true love. The first verse in the song “Single” is dedicated to his girlfriend Devon, and her father, which shows his profound love for her. “I don't know if we should be alone together/I still got a crush, that's obvious/If nobody's around,…

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    Community Meeting

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    assignment, I decided to use a recent community meeting of my residential neighbourhood back home in Calgary; Meadowlark Park. Meadowlark Park is one of the smallest neighbourhoods in the city, located in the SW quadrant, there are approximately 275 homes and just over 600 residents. Being located next to the largest and most popular mall in the city, as well as two of the major roadways (Glenmore Trail and Elbow Drive), the community itself has developed and gone through substantial change in…

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    She can smile ear to ear, find a way to make pigs fly, and make money grow on trees. She can strike a conversation with anyone and cleverly pass down her wisdom. My neighbor Velva takes me on a journey through her stories and life experiences. With her stories, I learn her life coping skills, and I learn how they improve my life. So, who is Velva? Velva Dell Brown is the five foot seven and 76-year-old woman that has shaped my life. She is my next-door neighbor, friend, and teacher. She’s no…

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    Race In America Analysis

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    The price of poverty is not just economical. The way in which our country is structured is that those with the least amount of wealth have the least amount of influence. This leaves entire communities systematically barred from uprooting their situations. Many people would argue that these aforementioned individuals should just vote, or work harder, or focus on family values. But in Race in America, our course book, the important argument and distinction is made between superficial…

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    After the airing of the special new life was placed into Strawberry Mansion high school with viewers donating books, notebooks, and calculators. Also, scholarships were donated for seniors heading off to college. The most generous donation came from Grammy award-winning rapper Drake, who donated $75,000 to help create a recording studio in the high school since the school had no music program. Drake hope the studio would inspired students and bring out the love of music that they may have…

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    Merriam Webster defines Gentrification as, “the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents”. On Urban Dictionary, where users can submit their own definitions of words, one person believes gentrification is “When a bunch of white people move to the ghetto and open up a bunch of cupcake shops”, while another definition from the same site states Gentrification is ,“a racist term used by…

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    Barry Wellman

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    Within the social science community, theorist Barry Wellman focuses on an idea that there is three views of a community while studying what social systemic divisions affect organization and the primary social networks between people. The idea of this “the community question” and the degrees of social networking led Wellman to examine the three arguments, if a community is either: lost, saved, and/or liberated. According to Wellman, the first urban sociological response to the community…

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    done when an individual drives, rides on public transport or walks around the neighbourhood and uses all five senses to get all the information from the community to form their assessment (Stamler, Yiu, & Dosani, 2016, p. 250). Performing this allowed for the identification that the school is surrounded by five bus stops, two gas…

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    Neighbourhood Musings

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    Neighborhood governments pass statutes, or laws that are passed by a political subdivision, for instance, a town, city, or area. Neighborhood orders begin an undefined way from some other law, as an idea. These musings may start from an area government official, a private subject, or a social event or board. These musings are then familiar with a committee by strategy for talks. After this, a city board or remarkable board chitchat on paying little respect to whether to pass the arrangement to…

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    people of colour what to do and where to live, especially not blaming segregation on them because they wanted to stay within the community they grew up in. Keeping this in mind I understand where Anderson went wrong, neighbourhood integration is important because neighbourhood often dictate where children will go to school and what social capital you are exposed to, which can be very advantageous. Specifically because integrating children is very important. A way of solving this problem might…

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