The Dutchess

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  • Evicted Soundtrack

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    In the book, Evicted by Matthew Desmond, the true stories of the residents of Milwaukee who are living in poverty are revealed. Each of them go through their own struggles, whether it be unemployment, drug addiction, or even pregnancy, in addition to trying to find the money for the monthly rent. If there was ever a movie developed which was based on Evicted, then the soundtrack would have to be one of the most important elements of the movie in order to highlight and emphasize the many difficulties

  • Critical Comparison of Porphyrias Lover and My Last Dutchess

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    Critical Comparison of Porphyrias Lover and My Last Dutchess Both of these poems are based around the concept of power and possesion. They tell the story of obssesional lovers. The effect of using dramatic monologue to convey this idea is very effective. The first poem, Porphyrias Lover, was written in the mid ninteenth century, around 1842. It is the dramatic monologue of the Lover. It is not made known who the recipient of this poem is. I believe it to be an internal monologue, the Lover

  • Renegades on Strategic Group Map Essay

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    another’s teams interest to locate where a Minor League team isn’t situated. A team situated in close proximity to Dutchess stadium would not obtain the same profit as it would be directly competing against an already well established company. The new entrant would fiscally be making a better decision if it were to locate a highly dense population area with few barriers of entry unlike Dutchess County. There are three towns with substitutes that are main competitors to the Renegades. Wappinger Falls

  • Should College Be Successful?

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    For people who have already attended and finished high school, one of the choices that they will have to make is to whether to continue with a higher education, or start walking and planning life right away. I decided to continue my education and try to get a degree in some field that I was interested in. Why did I decide to go to college? I decided to go to college for many reasons; therefore, I wanted to become successful, have an education, and I wanted to make sure that in the future I had a

  • Literacy Vs. Low Literacy Essay

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    Literacy Connections (LC) was founded in 1975 as Literacy Volunteers of America-Dutchess County, Inc. The agency changed its name to Literacy Connections in 2005. Literacy Connections is a private, not-for-profit, 501(C) (3) organization committed to helping adults and families become functionally literate. The organization works with the lowest literacy level adults in Dutchess, Columbia, and Greene Counties. Our core program is to help adults to learn to read and write, and function independently

  • Case Study: Literacy Connections

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    for the informative description of the agency’s mission, vision and programs. Unfortunately, outside of the City of Poughkeepsie, the Latino community is under represented and overwhelming underserved. With the explosion of the Latino community in Dutchess County in the past decade, it will be much harder to ignore the potential and contribution the collective Latino community can bring to the county. The immigrant community represent a growing share of the workforce with a great potential to provide

  • Organization Background Of Literacy Connections Essay

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    ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND Literacy Connections is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization founded in 1975 as Literacy Volunteers of America-Dutchess County, Inc. We later changed our name to Literacy Connections of the Hudson Valley, Inc. Literacy Connections (LC) is dedicated to developing and offering programs and services to support a literate society. We recruit and train volunteers to provide no-cost student-centered tutoring primarily for adults, and we offer programs and services for children

  • Book Buddies Research Paper

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    The effects of the implementation of the Common Core Standard continues to affect students testing scores and, as a result, the demand for more and more volunteers from the Book Buddies & Classroom Book Buddies program. With more students not meeting the required reading proficiency level, particularly, low-income and minority students, the need for this intervention-type of program is in greater demand than ever. In the current program year, the program has experienced over 30% growth than anticipated

  • The Issue Of Gun Control

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    During presidential debates numerous controversial issues are discussed. Some of the controversial issues have been a topic of interest for ongoing years, furthermore; divide the populous of the nation. Aside from the stand on abortion, a never ending debate that can affect nearly every American is gun control. Both sides of gun control are equally adamant. The pro side, represented by the NRA, National Rifle Association continues to oppose gun policies primarily on the argument that restricting

  • Literacy Connections Adult And Family Literacy Program

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    past 40 years. We also offer ESL classes to the growing immigrant community. We do this by recruiting and training volunteers to provide one-to-one and small group tutoring that is student-centered. We work with the lowest literacy level adults in Dutchess, Columbia, and Greene Counties. By following a student-centered and individualized learning approach, we give students a voice with regard to their learning goals. Teaching adults is not the same as teaching children. It takes a lot of courage for