Andrea Morris 5 page Synthesis

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Andrea Morris Inter-HE 350 CBO Synthesis Make sure to address: The public/community issues that you CBO addresses o The community-based organization that I have been volunteering at this semester is the Boys and Girls Club of Dane county. The main focus of this organization is to help at risk youth and to inspire and enable them to reach their fullest potential. The Boys and Girls Club is a national organization with over 4,00 clubs throughout the country. In high school I did some work with the Boys and Girls Club in my own community and really value the work that the organization does. Not only does it provide kids with a safe place to go, but also reaches out to the children who need it the most, giving them a sense of hope and helping them to improve their lives. o While there are so many kids who grow up in homes where there is always food on the table, someone to help them with their homework, and role models to look up to and learn from, there are so many others who are not quite as fortunate. The Boys and Girls club opens its doors to these children and attempts to address these problems, providing at-risk children with things that they are not receiving at home. There are many different programs run at the Boys and Girls club that focus on a variety of different things to meet the needs of any children who come in seeking help. The club opens its doors to children who have nowhere else to go and provides them with a safe environment to learn and grow. What connections there are between the issue of focus and any government policies or lack thereof How does the CBO contribute/sustain/challenge democracy o The idea of living democracy as proposed in “The Quickening of
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course COM DISC 350 taught by Professor Burnett during the Fall '11 term at University of Wisconsin.

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