Prince George's County

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  • Between The World And Me

    ideas, and their own way of voicing their thoughts. The poets venture into the truth, speaking on facts, and keeping their own works pure and unbridled. The poets introduce Coates to the Prince George’s County police, they refer to the area as PG County. To them PG County policeman are not men and women of justice, they were gangsters and gunmen just disguised in a uniform; the uniform had given them all the power to insight their own agenda on the population (Coates, 53). Coates then begins talking about the women that started to flow in and out of his life, all leaving a mark on Coates, a lasting impression. With his first love he reminisces on his ignorance, “What I remember is my ignorance. I remember watching her with her hands and feeling uncivilized with my fork. I remember wondering why she wore so many scares. I remember her going to India for spring break and returning with a bindi on her head and photos her smiling Indian cousins. I told her ‘Nigga, you black,’ because that’s all I had back then.” (Coates, 57-58). This memory comes to the front, it is the idea that black is not the defining label. Just because she was black does not mean she did not have other cultures. He speaks about other women that wander in and out of his life, and of a man named Prince Jones. Coates speaks about Prince Jones in an admiring fashion, describing the features and actions of him in a way that made him live up to his namesake (Coates 64). His last love at Howard is his son’s…

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  • Diversity Reflective Statement

    While studying Anthropology at University of Maryland, College Park, I worked with the Anthropology of the Immigrant Life Course Program. I learned essential skills in qualitative analysis, such as interviewing, case studies, and participant-observation. I transcribed, coded and analyzed interviews that I helped conduct. These efforts contributed to the publication of Contemporary Conversations on Immigration in the United States: The View from Prince George 's County, Maryland by the program’s…

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  • Howard County Watersheds

    Howard County to evaluate the overall ecological status of the region. Howard County has a variety of…

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  • Book Analysis: We Beat The Streets

    These three boys beat the odds! The Authors Drs. George Jenkins, Rameck Hunt, and Sampson Davis with Sharon M. Draper wrote the memoir called We Beat The Streets. George, Rameck, and Sampson did things that their surroundings weren’t “capable” of doing or didn’t have the willingness to do it. They all became doctors. They faced many challenges and heard many sides and thoughts on life and they put it together to have their own lives. This memoir was created to show that any black or African…

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  • Youth Participation Barriers

    model used by the District of Columbia Youth Advisory Council can be found at • The Maryland Youth Advisory Council was established “in order to ensure that Maryland youth are given the opportunity to provide feedback and recommendations regarding public policies and programs that affect their future and to take a leadership role in creating meaningful council” (State of Maryland, 2016). More specific information on the model used by the Maryland Youth Advisory…

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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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  • From The Sensitive Plant By Percy Shelly: The Township Of Asphodel

    As fair as the fabulous asphodels; And flow 'rets which, drooping as day drooped too, Fell into pavilions, white, purple, and blue, To roof the glow-worm from the evening dew. – From The Sensitive Plant by Percy Shelly, March 1820 The Township of Asphodel, named by the Deputy Land Surveyor Richard Birdsall in 1820 from the recently penned poem of Shelly, was full of Irish Immigrants, the so called Peter Robinson Settlers. Like the Harrisons some had been bankrupt and others became unemployed or…

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  • Quaker's Lawrence

    Just a few lots to the west of the two Jennings’ farm was the Pelham branch of the Quaker’s the oldest such branch in Canada. The Friends, as they call their members settled in the Niagara region in 1786 many from New Jersey in Sussex County, the same county in which Hannah was born. As Quaker’s they disavowed anything to do with violence and hence took no active part in the Revolutionary War. This stance of neutrality had members suffer double taxation and the loss of some civil rights – and…

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