At sixteen, however she was forced to quit school to take care of her mother and become the women of the house at the time (Omnics, 2018). According to Omnic’s 2018 article over Rosa Parks, She worked as a clerk and a tailor’s assistant in what little time she had between taking care of her mother and fighting the everyday losing battle of the segregation laws. Rosa met and married Raymond Parks and at the age of twenty-one, went back to high school to acquire her high school diploma (History.com Staff,
On January 11 1885, a beautiful young girl named Alice Paul was born. Her mother Tacie Paul was one of the first women to attend college. Tacie would have finished but she dropped out and she spent her final year marrying William Paul. William Paul is Alice’s father who is a successful business and community man. Alice loves to read and remembers going to suffrage meetings with her mother when she was young.
I vividly recall my mother’s astonishment that I, as a 10 year-old, would be glued to the television set. The Casey Anthony case was aired for years, I was fascinated by how the law worked and the new facts that were discovered that threw the case to one side or another; I felt connected to this case because it was in my home state. My mom never grows tired of telling this story, and with every year passing I know she becomes more and more proud of the little girl who admired the men in blue suits on the screen and decided then she wanted to be a lawyer. I remember watching my mom gaze at me with an amazed look in her eye that I have now grown so fond of. At ten years old, I was asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I proudly responded, “I want to be a lawyer.” To this day I have worked hard to familiarize myself with the law and since then my interest in helping people grew and grew.
Rosaleen was an very strong role model in Lily’s life. The author Sue Monk Kidd portrays it in the novel in many ways. Lily’s mother passed away and left when Lilly was just a little girl sitting at only 4 years old. Since that day Rosaleen decided too stepped in and showed her all the steps in life, even if she was there housekeeper but they still created such a strong bond. Rosaleen was a African American so lily did experience the racial hatred Rosaleen received but Lily did not care what color she was all she cared was what the person she was in the inside.
I chose to do my biography on Marlee Matlin. I chose Marlee because I still remember watching her on Sesame Street singing with Billy Joel from when I was a child. I loved that episode because I had Deaf friends and it made me so happy to see a song in ASL. As I’ve grown up, I’ve seen Marlee on TV shows and doing interviews and watched her on Dancing with the Stars and I just adore her. She is so captivating and really funny.
The last pledge drive I worked I helped by producing buzz for the occasion, checked individuals in at the front counter, and after that gave out prizes to kids. This specific non benefit deafs youngsters get cochlear embeds as right on time as conceivable in their life, which winds up enhancing their lives immensely and is supported by endless measurements. I was passing out what I realized later was about a $70k prize bundle to a
The reflection journal’s objective will be a continued reflection on my experience with my chosen community. This journal will also touch on the area of strengths and areas for growth for myself as well as the community. Lastly, I will share about my group’s Community Sector Discussion. Over the next few service learning sessions, I had the opportunity to interact with the staffs from Beyond and the parent volunteers. From the conversations, I shared with the Beyond staffs, it helps to deepen my understanding of the demographics and characteristics of the community.
I mentioned the current conditions of my neighborhood and influence of my doctor to ultimately show how it has changed my life. In a world where being an African American male raised by a single parent can immediately cast me into the 1 in 3 prison statistic, others believed there was more for me. The young Haitian mother could have easily been my mother over twenty years ago. Struggling to find her footing in a new county, she found someone to guide her. My doctor took the mentorship role in my life and has not left since.
I am Gabriel Bernardo Bautista Panlilio. I am the son of Cristino and Sabrina Panlilio. As such, a lot of who I am is because of how my parents shaped me. They have been my earliest teachers, and until today, are still teaching me the values, principles and morals they want for me. A big part of my personality is because I am an interpersonal crosspoint of my parents.
First off, my mother and father differ in the ways they act. My mother is a very out spoken person, and love to gossip. I remember staying after church for hours because my mother would talk to almost everyone. My mother does not bite her tongue, and loves to speak her mind. If my mother felt a person were not trustworthy, she would let me know.