Fines for Homeless Did you know that over 100 cities in the U.S. have made homeless everyday things illegal? For example, homeless have been being fined for sleeping and living on the streets. In addition homeless are expected to pay these fines in a certain amount of time or they can get into serious trouble and possibly even go to jail. Also when the police start fining the homeless it causes a negative relationship to form and homeless start not trusting the police. Lastly, shelters can be either too full or too dangerous for people, and if living in cars and streets is illegal there is no place for homeless to live.
No Child Should Go Hungry Recent research shows that many children who do not have enough to eat wind up with diminished capacity to understand and learn. Children don’t have to be starving for this to happen. Even mild undernutrition – the kind most common among poor people in America – can do it. Carl Sagan A statewide universal free meal program for public schools would ensure that children have enough to eat during the school day and would promote good health, esteem and academics. While Indiana does offer a free/reduced meal program, it requires each family to fill out a standard form and meet eligibility guidelines.
2) Kinder, Gentler Help- Visitors expressed a decided preference for the treatment they received in emergency food programs, in contrast to their experiences in income maintenance centers. 3) Prevention of Waste- food passing through emergency food programs would otherwise go to waste. This is true of the products donated to food banks that would otherwise have ended up in landfills, and even more so of the food "rescued" from restaurants, caterers, and institutions by prepared and perishable food programs.” Furthermore, food is a basic human need and fundamental human right, ratified by the federal government in 1976 in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; government is the “primary duty bearer” to “respect, protect and fulfill the right to
In the novella Anthem by Ayn Rand, there are many quotes that have a very significant meaning in the story, as well as in the real world. Equality lives in a society where everyone does, says, and thinks what they’re told to, having no sense of being their own person. Equality eventually gets tired of all of these rules, spoken and unspoken, and decides to defy his society. Throughout the novel, Equality was able to find who he was and what his purpose was by challenging his society, and it’s rules. One of the first quotes that has a more significant meaning is when Equality says, “The word ‘We’... crushes all beneath it, and that which is white and that which is black are lost equally in the gray of it” (97).
Freedom allows for characters to acknowledge their own person and to ultimately achieve happiness and peace. The society in Anthem
This poem emphasized that the people who help build up America was not given fair enough treatment for what their people did. It shines light on how America was never the land of the free, but it will be when people take action. In the light of the Harlem Renaissance, people of all races were appreciating the same music and literature and this poem is one of many that were
It refers to the times when Americans have fought for the liberty and against slavery. (10) Through blood drawn by lash and blood drawn by sword, we learned that no union founded on the principles of liberty and equality could survive half-slave and half-free. In one long sentence Barack Obama mentioned Seneca Falls, and Selma, and Stonewall that alludes to The First Women’s-Rights Convention (1848). Moreover, in the same utterance he alluded to the King, “I Have a Dream” speech, 1963. Barack Obama mentioned his name and emphasised the freedom that was really important for the King.
Theme for English B,” “Harlem,” and “Let America Be America Again” were three of Hughes’s poems that was selected to underline the themes. Meanwhile, the readers can learn something for each of the poems and apply it to their life. They can also noticed how Langston Hughes’s poems often contains hope and noted the possibility that both white and black people can live together in peace and harmony. And the poems also represent the average person of colors’ life and their struggles and frustrations towards the white community throughout the twentieth century. “Theme for English B” was written in 1949 by Hughes, which showcases the