Loren Blackford is a volunteer from New York. She, like the others on this short list, enjoy volunteering for a certain cause. Particularly, Loren likes to help on the topics of climate change and environmental preservation. However, she states that, “for others, it’s about the engagement of young people, committed to environmental justice in their own backyards” (Blackford). This is the case for many others; some want to help the big picture with climate change solutions, and other volunteers just want to help out their neighborhood.
In the article Homeless on Campus, author Eleanor J. Bader explains how hard the life of a homeless college student is and argues how the colleges are not doing enough to help those homeless students. She gives examples of various homeless college students to support her argument. She also gives examples on how we as an individual or as a group can help those students in need.
How often are women admirable? Ellen Ochoa, An hispanic engineer, astronaut, and now a director of the Johnson Space Center, is one of the most admirable persons. Ochoa, a dream chaser who encourages others to go after what they really want. Education lead Ochoa to where she is now; However, this career she chose brighten up women making Ochoa their hero.
“Homeless on Campus,” by Eleanor Bader is a summary of homeless students on college campuses. Bader taught English at Kingsborough Community College and she was also a freelance writer. This report explains how many students on college campuses are homeless and are trying to continue their education. Bader illustrates her points by writing about students that share their personal stories about their hardships. She also communicates with others who have insight and information about students who have no home and are going to college. They explain the struggles that all of these students face every day in and out of school. They also give examples of their real students and what they have encountered first hand, and it is not easy. There are too many homeless students who have nothing from the start of their lives and try to achieve and work to continue their education and become something. Bader describes how they got there and how they leave it all behind and try to move forward. The Colleges they go to also do nothing to help them in any way. This report illustrates the deeper meaning behind its points and how colleges are not connecting with their students.
Selena Quintanilla Perez was the voice for Tejano music or Tex-Mex music (Texan-Mexican music). This type of music composed of various forms of folk and popular music was given its name from its origin in Central and Southern Texas as well as the Mexican-American population. “The musical traditions of the Tejanos of South Texas and Nortenos of Northern Mexico have been influenced not only by the mother country, Mexico, but also by their Anglo-American, African-American and immigrant neighbors like the Czechs, Bohemians, and Moravians as well as the Germans and Italians.” The development of Tejano music came from repertoires the popular folk dances of the region such as polkas, waltzes, redoves, and rancheras
Environmental analysis of Wal-Mart includes the external environment factors that may affect the performance of Wal-Mart. Typically external environment includes competitors of Wal-Mart, the advantages and disadvantages of these competitors, the way that Wal-Mart distinguishes itself from its competitors and macro-economic factors that affect the performance of Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart is one of the largest retail companies in the world with more than $ 400 billion annual sales, 4,100 branches in the United States and 3,500 stores outside the U.S. (“External And Internal Environmental Analysis Of Wal-Mart”). In the year of 2009, Wal-Mart became the highest-volume grocery store in America, obtaining a 21 percent share of the grocery marke and almost
Maria De Jesus Martinez died saturday night by a drunk driver. She was 19 years old. She had 4 brothers and 2 sisters. She was the second youngest of the Martinez family. Her oldest of the family was her brother Samuel (28) after him is Jose (27) than her sister ( 25) than her other sister Blanca (23) than her other brother Cam (22) and at last her little brother Daniel (12).
I, Karina Rodriguez, I’m a family friend from the Perez Since 2001, Ana Cristina Perez has devote her whole life for her children providing them with love, food, shelter, medicine, and tuition payment for Arturo’s education. The divorce was hard on him, but thanks to the unconditional love and support that his other provides, he is be able to move on with a normal teenage live. Even though his is older than 18 years old, he needs to moral and mental support that his mother provides on everyday activities; economically speaking, he does not pay for food or rent while living with is mother, she pays for his cell phone, cable, and also helps with some his school expenses for materials and project. The family bound in between the Perez family is
Zsaia Elyse Nelson was born in San Jose, California, located in the southern region of the San Fransisco Bay Area. Here she attended private school from kindergarten
As an African American woman entering the field of computer engineering, I realize that diversity is a crucial aspect in order to accelerate technological solutions. An engineering team with similar thought processes and backgrounds will achieve far less than their culturally aware counterparts.
Angela Arviso Rodriguez is requesting an institutional verification of her linguistic background to apply for a time extension to Pearson. She graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Elementary Education back in 2006. Angela will be taking the NES Elementary Education Subtest I & II. Angela has been teaching the past ten years; first at Yuma High school and she is currently teaching at Immaculate Conception middle school grade 7th to 8th. Ms. Arviso Rodriguez is planning to continue her education with a master degree in Education. She grew up with her parents and aunt speaking Spanish, so she was placed in ESL classes in elementary school from 1st to 5th grade. Ms. Arviso is considered a heritage bilingual student. Please,
“Hispanic men, for their part, have made no progress in narrowing the wage gap with white men since 1980” (Patten lines 39-40). Since the dawn of time there has always been discrimination against races that society deems “superior”. In history, in the lives of those who are dedicated to change, and for the betterment of Texas there has always been a shadow cast by inequality. There is hope from every educated person, that this stigma would be completely eradicated. Inequality does nothing but hurt our society and weaken the ties between fellow human beings.
When you hear obesity, do you imagine malnutrition or simply an individual who “eats too much?” Well, these health threatening issues go hand and hand. Learning that a large number of obese individuals are low income, it can be concluded that a lack of funds results in cheaper, more fattening and unhealthy food purchases, which ultimately can develop into malnutrition and unsafe weight gain. The eye-opening film, A Place At The Table, provides viewers with a true representation of how the issues of hunger and malnutrition in the United States affect individuals on a daily basis. Throughout this movie, the filmmakers, Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush, examine the lives of three individuals who suffer from hunger and and lack of nutrition. Although our
How you, as a social worker, might interpret the needs of Paula Cortez, the client, through the two cultural lenses you selected.
Sustainability is to “meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”.