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  • The Impact Of The Settlement House Movement

    were essentially community centers where people could go to get help with anything that was troubling them. This is illustrated by Hull House in Chicago, Illinois. This settlement house led by Jane Addams would provide members of the community with basic needs initially and would also provide for them a place to develop culture. Patrons of Hull House could get childcare, art lessons, and an education. Hull House became a compound of multiple buildings that serviced the community. The women of…

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  • Community Service Importance

    The importance of community service has been interlaced into the majority of the nursing classes I have had at the bachelor’s level and the master’s level of education. Being active in community service has been presented as a cornerstone of my nursing career in the work place as a leader within my organization. I am learning now that being involved in community service holds true for the nurse educator as well. Dawson & Freed (2008), state that “professional nurses have a commitment to…

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  • Sunflower Student Movement Case Study

    In this essay, I will focus on the community development in the Taiwan situation by using the Sunflower student movement. In the beginning part, I will introduce the background of the incident and the role of different stakeholders. Then, I will focus on talking about the short-term and long-term impact towards the communities and finally I will share my opinion towards this incident. Introduction of the Sunflower student movement In the March 18, the university students have occupied the…

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  • Odyssey And Morrison Home Analysis

    Throughout Homer’s Odyssey and Morrison’s Home, the different societies have their own ways of working together as a community. Even though the communities have similarities, there are many ways in which they are actually different. The major difference between the communities within the two stories is the way in which both of them are able to express their sense of unity in their societies. Within Homer’s Odyssey, most of the poleis throughout the epic maintain a sense of arrogance. Each polis…

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  • Age-Friendly Cities: Environmental Analysis

    improvements to three key areas of the community and city design: (1) the physical and built environment; (2) the social environment; and (3) housing. Physical and built environment Menec et al. (2011) describe the built environment as comprising the outdoor spaces (e.g. green spaces, parks, walking trails), buildings and natural environment of a community, such as its air and water quality. The physical and built environment are important factors in age-friendly community design. For older…

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  • Community Meeting

    purpose of this 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…

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  • Essay: A Career As A Resident Assistant

    all first-year students are required to live on campus. The University provides several housing options, including thematic communities like Honors Program housing or Business Connections Learning Community housing, gender-inclusive housing, and standard co-educational, non-thematic options. Regardless of a student’s housing selection, the student will live in a community that is maintained by Resident Assistants. Depending on the housing configuration, an on-campus student, referred to as a…

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  • Active Aging Research Paper

    healthy lifestyle may find that they are more socially active, as well. This white paper serves to illustrate the ways in which seniors may benefit from living an active lifestyle. Additionally, this white paper discusses the ways that senior living communities help to promote this style of aging, so seniors of all needs and health levels may lead happier lives. The Importance of Active Aging According to information found on…

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  • Reflection Of A Groups In Small Groups

    all the group members see how they could help volunteer in a community setting where they would work with others but still play a vital role in the end product. While some members, like Kelsey and Brayden, explained that they liked working by themselves to tailor recipes based on how they like it, this similarity provided an opportunity for us leaders to point out different ways the members could still benefit and spend time in the community even if the members make the food on their own. For…

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  • Community Beliefs

    Regardless if a community is a sports team, a religious group, or American society, communities give their members some set of perks. These are opportunities the members would not ordinarily receive on their own. Although some opportunities are for the benefit of their members, some opportunities extend outside their population into other communities. Not only are there potential opportunities to gain knowledge and experience when two or more communities begin to intertwine, there is also a risk…

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