During that time students are introduced to various organizations and staff members. The program offers fee waivers for students wanting to participate in the program which take care of housing and meal costs for the week. The cost per student is $300 with up to 80 new students participating for a total cost of $30,000. Additionally, $600 has been allocated for summer program materials. Finally, the budget also takes into account materials and expenses for the year round program.
My goal is to give back to the community that strengthened me during my many trials in life. Service is important to me because it’s a way I can best help others. I was born with Bladder Exstrophy, a rare birth defect that occurs in 1 out of 50,000 live births. I decided at an early age to not let it define me or keep me from doing anything I desire to do. Recognizing the need to help me and support others with this disability, my parents organized an annual support group campout.
Thus, community mobilization will be very useful in addressing EVD. According to the WHO, community engagement and social mobilization is critical to successfully controlling outbreaks. This entails defining communities to be mobilised such as villages, settlements, and in the process, identify community leaders e.g. village chief, traditional healers, village elders, and local secret societies. These leaders are respected in their communities, and usually have the people’s ear; they can bring community members together on a platform where they can participate in identifying problems /challenges and formulating solutions tailored to their sociocultural context.
Hence, the participation process builds capacity of individuals and the community to make their society better and in turn, strengthens the democratic form of governance, which will work for the development of people. The role of youth has always been present and recognised in any development discourse. The youth are not the future citizens of the democratic system, but they are active stakeholders in shaping democracy at a given moment (Mayer and Galappatti, Undated). The youth are not just the future; they are the present and today (Thomspon and Arsalan, 2007). In the present times, the youth have unlimited dreams, aspirations, and opportunities as well as potential to achieve them.
1.2 Local government councillors Coucillors are representatives of their constituents and their immediate needs. They have the responsibility to address past imbalances and access to service and opportunities. Councilor’s decision has an impact on the future generation so it is important for frequent consultation with community members, ward committee members, organised interest groups and different levels of government. Councillors must ensure that people have basic services necessary to sustain their lives. Promoting social development of residents is as important as helping to create employment opportunities at local level through infrastructure and developing programmes.
12,000 low-income students in Tarrant County will receive free school supplies, health checkup among other services from the Back to School Roundup organization on August 18, 2016. Twenty different entities across the country, along with Back to School Roundup, will come together to work and help provide for economically disadvantaged students. This includes: local school districts, government agencies, social services agencies and nonprofit. The family-friendly event will host live shows, games, and a vendor expo where participants can learn about literacy, health, finances and parenting. The nonprofit organization mission is to provide low-income schoolchildren with supplies and essential services that contribute to their success.
This department serves as a single point of contact for access to programs and services for health education that enables individuals to become active participants in their healthcare, and connects them to needed tertiary programs and services. Staffs maintain ongoing relationships with community partners and service providers to ensure connectivity and collaboration to meet our goal of improving the health status of our community. Since its founding in 1990, Crozer-Keystone Health System has committed itself to addressing the health-related issues and concerns faced by Delaware County’s 550,000 residents. Guided by the results of biannual community health needs assessments, CKHS identifies high-priority issues to focus on—such as domestic violence, fitness, infant mortality prevention, immunization, nutrition, prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer and smoking
b) The strengths and challenges that may be faced are as follow. Strengths: • Giving the autonomy to the service user/community: Both the theories provide the client or community; here children and families to utilize their self-determination and their individual power to bring change. • Sustainability: The system theory tends to fix the maladjustment between the environment and the client for a long-term whereas the strength perspective focuses on amplification of the innate strengths within client; focuses on sustainability. • Holistic approach: Both the theories show a holistic approach; they cover different aspects, traits and systems which define the client and his behavior in whole. • Social Work values: The theories embody the core social work values such as valuing the dignity and worth of our client, their self-determination and protection as the first priority.
With a passion for involvement in my community, I work hard to do my part and inspire others to do theirs. Furthermore, I possess adaptability and innovativeness, coming up with strong ideas that can propel my work forward. When working in a team, I can interact and communicate well. Through my extracurriculars, I have become adept in collaborating with others to accomplish goals, overcome obstacles, and represent the interests of my community. With courage and motivation, I will help lead the effort to integrate Westmont students into
All in all, Teen activism is a belief that you can change the world for the better, one cause at a time. Teen activists find a cause they care about, and they might start small, and grow into something much greater, but they can also inspire others to follow in their footsteps. As Alex Lin says, “Every long journey begins with a single
There are much more benefits with the act including that “More than 16 million Americans obtained health insurance coverage within the first five years of the ACA” (The Pros and Cons of Obama Care) The act will protect those who have the health care in the future, especially young adults that are still students in school. Overall, the act is great for millions of people especially that don’t have a stable job, young adults and many with families to support, and people who retire and can’t afford paying so much money for medical
As I understand not only do Keystone Community Services own community reach out, but other nearby communities reach out Keystone assistances. It will be great to see Keystone Community Services make a change and expand their serving into other geographic areas. All in all, I think that if I was to have an opportunity to work with Keystone Community Services I would love to be a part of this awesome organization. The organization and mission are a high-functioning organization that appreciates its distinct role in the community, a community that I would enjoy exploring my social work
Additionally, I would also like someone who will help me develop my servant leadership. Currently, I am a very ambitious student with many ideas to enrich the lives of others; however, I need assistance translating my ideas and research into functional results that will better the