Community organizing

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  • A Summary On The Effects Of Immigration On Black Community Organizing

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    Effects of Immigration on Black Community Organizing In the United States, there has been a steady increase immigration over the past few decades. With this pattern, black immigrants have also steadily entered in to the United States, though not at as fast a rate as Asian and Latino migrants. With this immigration, a growing number of the black population is foreign born, especially in regions in the Northeast of the United States, immigrating from the Caribbean, African countries such as Nigeria

  • The Community Organizing Self Reflection Essay

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    Community Organizing Self-Reflection Experiences My interest in community organizing and building began with the passion and knowledge for the well-being of others my father instilled in my life. My father was the late Chief Elmer Manatowa Jr of the Sac and Fox Nation, Native Tribe of Oklahoma. I have been an active Governing Council member (all adult members) of my Tribe for many years. I landed my first real job, Planning Department secretary, after taking a business course at the local technical

  • Community Organizing and Policing Essay

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    Community Organizing and Policing Introduction "Community Development refers to efforts to mobilize people, who are directly affected by a community condition, into groups and organizations which enables them to take action on the social problems and issues that concerns them." (http://www.abacon.com/books/ab_020526834x.html) There are many reasons why residents in a community form teams; the desire to create and act upon a shared vision, develop community cohesion, and solve or reduce

  • End Human Trafficking Intervention Plan Paper

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    Assessment of the Problem Human trafficking is the form of modern day slavery and it is a worldwide problem that affects our local communities. Human trafficking presents itself in two forms: sex trafficking and labor trafficking. Human trafficking touches people of all ages: children, young adults, and the elderly. Human trafficking is defined as, “ the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of threat of use of force or other forms of coercion, or abduction

  • Should Activists Be Transition Into A Politician?

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    Can activists, more specifically community activists, successfully transition into a politician? Can they hold on to community-based interests over self-interest and ensure that the community remains a creator and not an object of policy? In the New York Times, Room for Debate opinion section, Bob Kerry, former governor of Nebraska and U.S. Senator, defines both terms. “An activist”, he notes, “is someone who organizes and acts for the purpose of changing a public policy or law. A politician is someone

  • The Road Ahead Will Be Long

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    when trying to Change communities that are like Irvington. Both Martin Luther King and Barrack Obama have a Superb comprehension of the extreme and diverse difficulties faced in African-American Communities. For instance King stated, “One hundred year later, the negro is still languishing in the corners of American society and finds himself an exile in his own land.” This quote shines an Illuminating light on the problems seen in Irvington, because we have allowed other Communities to surpass us. While

  • Martin Luther King Letter From Birmingham Jail Analysis

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    Oppression's deep-rooted ties in history stems from a long origin of discrimination. Discrimination is a war fought from the primitive time of civilization for the right to be treated as an equal to one's neighboring members of society, and to be considered just as valuable as the individual next to them. Through many attempts at ending oppression, or at least hindering its influence, many victories have been sustained as a light of hope for equality for all, in which many leaders of civil movements

  • Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals, by Saul Alinsky

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    life in community organizing. He was an organizer in the Congress of Industrial Organizations and more active in the Back of the Yards where the poor people in Chicago are residing. Also, he organized the community of African- American ghettos in the same state. Also, he did not just focus in Chicago but travelled further in California, Michigan, New York, etc. Because of his passion in helping the oppressed people in the community, he was considered as the Father of Community Organizing. On 1972

  • Preparing Women for Public Leadership: Programs and Strategies

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    Preparing Women for Public Leadership: Programs and Strategies While we know that women are underrepresented in all facets of public leadership – from political to corporate and local to global – we have a particularly compelling reason to explore this issue in our immediate regional context. Pennsylvania ranks 44th out of the 50 states (CAWP, 2003) in women’s political participation and serves as an excellent local example of the need to empower more women and to change the climate in which

  • Juvenile Justice System Is Not The Punishment Of The Criminals

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    Restore the Youth, Restore the Community A Collaborative Action Plan to Reduce Recidivism in Englewood LuGary Davis Urban Community Development- PPA 505 Professor James L. Miles Sr. March 17, 2015 Overview “The chief problem in any community cursed with crime is not the punishment of the criminals, but the preventing of the young from being trained to crime” (Du Bois, 1903). Though W.E.B. Du Bois wrote this quote well over a century ago, it still reflects the truth we hold today. This is

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