• Towson Circle University Community Project
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    Currently in the Towson University area there are no major transportation plans being planned. The York Road cityscape project is just wrapping up but his project does not help the flow of traffic. Its design was to revitalize that particular corridor just south of the University by increasing lighting, security and the overall appeal of the area. The present improvements to widen the beltway have no affiliation with Towson University. There is a current project which is in the planning stages ...
  • Local Government In Tourism
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    Local Government has no Role to Play in Tourist Development The local Government is one of the keys to tourism development, a complete contradiction to that of the essay statement, which I believe really has no ground to stand on. In this essay I will illustrate this point by showing the roles with which local government plays within the community, and the importance it has to creating a successfully developed tourism product that maximis es the benefits for not only the residences of the commun...
  • A Guranteed Justice System
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    A Guaranteed Effective Justice System One evening in April of 1998 in Fort Collins, Colorado, Jorel Davis, a 15 year old, had gone bowling with a group of friends and stopped at a local ice cream parlor. While enjoying their ice cream in front of the store, gun shots were fired from a car that was driving by. Jorel s injuries to her face resulted in permanent blindness in one of her eyes from the paintball that hit her (The Paintball Case). The 15 year old boy, Justin Barton, who fired the gun, ...
  • Community Policing Police Department
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    The most efficient way to reduce crime is to unite the police department with the community it serves. The police alone can not prevent crime and need to summons the assistance of its citizens. Without community policing, much of the police response ends up being reactive instead of proactive. We always look at statistics in a way that shows reactive status, but proactive status can not be figured into account. Some programs of community policing are bicycle, foot, and mounted patrol. Others may...
  • Utopian Communities Brook Farm
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    Rachel Arbeit December 5, 1999 Utopian Communities The word utopia, in its simplest form means a "perfect world." In other words it is a society in which man has reached such perfection that he is able to build a social system based on justice, reason and unity. Since the beginning of history, people have dreamed of creating utopian societies and many are still trying. In the history of Utopian Communities, three of the most known utopian communities are the Shakers, Brook Farm, and New Harmony....
  • Receiver Jonas Community One Father
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    The Giver Jonas, an eleven year old boy, was very intelligent and outstanding. In fact he surpassed the other kid's intelligence. He grew up with her sister Lily and a special visitor named Gabriel very well educated by his parents. He was almost a perfect son, he was friendly and good hearted. In fact he fell in love with a girl named Fiona... He learned very quickly all about his community, a community where all the people lived happy and peaceful lives. Jonas life was perfect, even the commu...
  • Sports In The 1950s
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    Sports in the 1950'whether it's Mark McGwire breaking the home run record, Terrell Davis breaking the rushing record, or superstars retiring, Americans have always had a fascination with sports. Sports have provided entertainment even before radio or television. Sports provided many things for the fans that watched them. Sports allowed communities to grow stronger and provided great athletes to look up to. With the arrival of television sports took on a whole new meaning. Being able to watch a g...
  • And The Band Played On Critique
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    "And the Band Played On"And the Band Played On" was an HBO movie that illustrated the AIDS crisis in the 1980 s and early 1990 s. The movie touched on subjects concerning the reaction of the gay community, the heterosexual community, and the medical community. It showed not only the research in AIDS, but also the way that the US government dealt with it. The movie expressed the consequences the gay community suffered, the plight of the medical community in researching the disease, and the issue ...
  • River Road Community Water Walk Supplies
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    English Essay #3"We " re all going to have to learn how to walk again." After a nuclear holocaust devastates the country of the United States, the people of the River Road Community have to work through adversity and strive for the survival of every family. Households have to do without the things they would usually have taken for granted. They have to bond together to fight the trials of "learning to walk." Frank's quote demonstrates his understanding of the task ahead of them as they start to ...
  • The Giver Author States
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    The book The Giver by Louis Lowry is a very interesting book that everyone should take time to read. This book takes you through a community of people where everything has to be perfect. The story line is based around a boy named Jonas. Everyone in the community is assigned a job when they turn twelve and its Jonas turn to step up and get his job. This book is interesting because everything has to be perfect, Jonas gets the best job, and the adventure Jonas has to go through to save a new born c...
  • Home Sweet Home Community Typical Apartments
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    "Home Sweet Home" There are hundreds of people, young and old that live in my apartment complex and each of them have a different and unique story to share. My story is that I come from the typical middle-of -nowhere suburbia, where the grass is always green, and all of the houses look the same. In that community it is easy to become too comfortable, and forget that things aren't so "perfect" in the rest of the world. When my step-dad past away, we sold the house and moved into town changing the...
  • Why Black Churches Oppose Gay Marriage
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    The topic that Keith Boykin brings up is the issue that the Black community, black ministers and churches specifically, do not support same sex marriages. He addresses the hypocrisy he sees in this, as the black community was once the group fighting for equality. According to Boykin, blacks don't support gay marriage rights for two reasons. Blacks only see images and representations from the gay white community, so they don't feel like it involves them. There is not many people in the black comm...
  • University Vs Comm College
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    University Versus a Community College One major decision one must make after exiting high school is whether to go to a university or stay home and go to community college. Although universities and community colleges serve the same purpose, the two differ in their learning environment, convenience, and admission requirements. When choosing to attend a university or a community college, the learning environment each has to offer is a factor to consider. A university can leave a student who is unf...
  • Social Structure Community Began Church
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    Salem's deteriorating social structure results in the murders of many innocent individuals. The Crucible deals with a community that is superficially knit tightly, however. Once the accusations of witchery begin, fear and suspicion sweep the town like a wild fire. When hysteria and hidden agendas break down the social structure, honesty cannot be trusted. Isolation from any other group of people with different beliefs creates a society that isn't able to accept a lot of change. The church is aga...
  • Sander County Community Law Legal
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    The Paradox of Community "One can see that insiders are caught in the paradox of community: The same cultural vocabulary that undermines community is simultaneously that community's idiom of self-affirmation" (Greenhouse, et al. 175). In Law and Community, David M. Engel explores how ordinary people in a small, rural, Illinois town perceive the law, courts, litigants, and community. By analyzing the legal practices and relations in Sander County, it is evident that law and the courts play a cent...
  • What Role Does Community Planning Have In Economic Development
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    DBP 411 - Community Planning Assignment 2 Community Planning Practice Paper What role does Community Planning have in Local Economic Development? Lecturers: Fiona Cani glia & Stuart McLaughlin Student: Andreas FaludiStudent ID: 02534955 Due Date: 4 June 2004"Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days." Gloria Stein am, The Time Factor (1980) INTRODUCTION Unfortunately, it is true to say that ...
  • The Giver Community People Made
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    "The Giver " This is one of the greatest I have ever read. I have read a lot of books and this was the most extraordinary of them all. Everything they did in the story had to pretty much be done in unison, as everything had to be perfect, feelings were not a real option and responsibility was the biggest factor in the community. Although it's very difficult to describe, the people in this community had to all follow certain rules and regulations. Responsibility was a big part of everyone's life....
  • Alcoholism Alcohol People Community
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    Alcoholism Alcoholism is a big problem in the world today. People are suffering from this world problem. Twenty-five percent of all kids middle school, have been under the influence. From this, many underage become addicted to alcohol, which leads to the problem known as alcoholism. In helping the community I assisted in giving out flyers to all MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) recipients, for an auction to help solve alcoholism. Almost every person in America, has a friend or family member...
  • Life At A Community College
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    Life at a Community College Through the years, community colleges have always had a negative stigma attached to its name. Even today, this negative stigma is still present. However, the misconception of an undergraduate curriculum from a junior college is inferior to an undergraduate curriculum from a university is becoming widely accepted. The popular notion that people foresee in a community college is that it is mainly a place for those people who did not possess the knowledge to attend a fou...
  • Community Development Social Action
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    Community Development A Community can be defined as a group of people who dont just live in the same area, but also share the same interests, experiences and often concerns about the area in which they live. Often when individuals have lived in a street or area for a while they become familiar with each other and the issues surrounding them. Children often attend the same schools and in many cases grow up together, again sharing the similar experiences. In some instances adults may work together...