Somaly Mam Foundation

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  • Somaly Mam's Speech Analysis

    Somaly Mam is a well-known public speaker and human sex trafficking activist. On May 8th 2012, she spoke about her work with human sex trafficking in Cambodia, her organization Somaly Mam Foundation, as well as a little about herself. She gave this talk at the Oslo Freedom Forum, but I watched the speech on Youtube where it has 5,204 views, so this speech has reached many. She started off her speech by telling her story, a heartbreaking and touching one. She herself was sold into sex slavery at a brothel and was raped daily. The choice to tell her compelling story was a good and interesting way to open the speech and get the audience’s attention. Right from the start she gained attention, sympathy, and trust by sharing her story of survival.…

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  • Mentoring In Youth Development

    Literature Review 1. Mentoring is becoming one of the most popular social interactions in the United States today, with an estimated 3 million youth in formal one on one relationship (Rhodes & DuBois 2006, pg 254). Youth mentoring is shown to help youth, especially those at risk in terms of education, problem behavior job readiness, reduction in substance abuse or other anti -social behavior. Most mentoring is community based, in contrast to school based, and most target at risk populations…

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  • The Book Of Yaak By Rick Bass Summary

    The Book of Yaak by Rick Bass I hate “The Book of Yaak”. This book should not have been written. The fault, however, does not lie with author Rick Bass. Bass’ style is clear and poetic, intermingling of his not-quite-stream-of-consciousness prose seamlessly with the scientific data and information that illustrates the dire situation for his place, the Yaak Valley of Northern Montana, and all of his fellow citizens, lynx, deer, wolves, wood thrush, owls, and grizzlies. “The Book of Yaak” is Rick…

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  • Big Brothers Big Sister

    Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America is a volunteer-based intervention organization that has assisted the youth population by changing their perspectives and giving the youth the opportunity to reach their full potential. The organization’s procedure is pairing a child with a mentor which results in building a strong relationship with unrestricted potential. Mentors go through background checks and necessary training to be able to volunteer as a big brother or a big sister. In the present paper,…

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  • Psy 270 Week 2 Mentoring Questions

    Complete the following short answer questions. 1. In your own words, describe what a mentor does. A mentor is someone who comes along side someone that is not quite at the same level of leadership as them and not only shows them how to reach the next level but does the journey with them. A mentor is someone who leads, corrects, encourages and guides a mentee through different seasons of life. 2. What legislation, regulations, code of conduct or policy or your organisation would impact upon your…

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  • Reflective Essay On My Mentorship

    While mentoring new Supervisors or mentoring anyone for that matter, I believe the most precious resource I can offer is my time. The new Supervisor I was mentoring was becoming overwhelmed by their new role and seemed defeated. By offering my time at the office and willingness to help guide and support them during this difficult period, our relationship grew stronger. By giving support and offering guidance, trust was built which helped lay the foundation for a very successful mentorship. Not…

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  • Disadvantages Of Basement Foundation

    beauty of a building you should look at; it’s the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time,’ was a famous quote by David Allen Coe, quote provided by blogger guy (2015). As the quote states, without the great consideration that goes into the construction of the foundation, it would not matter how beautiful the building is as over time the building would collapse. Foundations provide a medium for the loads to be transferred from the structure to the ground, there are many…

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  • Metaphor And Symbolism In Langston Hughes's My People

    Metaphor and Symbolism in Langston Hughes’s My People My people is one of Langston Hughes’ poems which is about working class black African American people. In this poem, he compared the beauty of nature to the beauty of his people. My people is a very short poem, built in three stanzas which consist of two lines in each stanza. This poem was written in simple language, therefore, the readers can easily understand what he is trying to convey. I believe, beneath its simple words, this poem…

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  • Mexican Immigration Essay

    The border along Mexico and the United States should be taken off because it will bring amazing things to america if we collaborate with Mexicans. CITATIONS: "Mexico–United States Border." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 10 June 2016. N.D. Web. 10 June 2016 "Mexico." Economy: Facts, Population, GDP, Corruption, Business, Trade, Inflation. “Crime in Mexico.” Wikipedia. N.p.: Wikimedia Foundation, 9 June 2016. Web. 10 June 2016. Goo, Sara Kehaulani, and Posts. What Americans want to…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Mentoring Programs

    Breaking down large academies to smaller educational communities is a reform strategy to create stronger learning infrastructure for youth. In turn, these smaller educational communities provide more attention and personalization to better prepare youth for the real world. Internal changes of educational structure work in collaboration with teachers, advisors, and community advocates. Personalization programs that connect youth with adults are becoming more and more common. Mentoring…

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