The four neighborhoods were fairly distinct especially between Nightingale

The four neighborhoods were fairly distinct

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The four neighborhoods were fairly distinct, especially between Nightingale Square and Industrial Heights. There were no noted signs to distinguish between each neighborhood; You could blatantly tell which neighborhoods are upper to middle-class income residents and which ones had residents living in poverty. The upper to middle-income neighborhoods had little to no trash on the streets, the buildings were well maintained and looked clean, they also had more green space and trees. The lower income neighborhoods had broken windows, trash on the streets, abandoned housing and buildings, burning trash and cars and more stray animals. Nightingale square is a primarily Caucasian neighborhood with 81.3% of its residents identifying as white, Acer Tech Center is second with 70.2 % of residents being Caucasian, and 63% 5
C228 Task 1 Caucasian population in Casper Park District. Industrial Heights’ primary ethnicity is Hispanic, 48.6% and its secondary ethnicity being African American at 13.1%. Tobacco and Alcohol are used by roughly 20-25% of Sentinel City residents, 12% of residents use marijuana, 5-7% use cocaine and heroin, a small part of the population (1%) use methamphetamines and club drugs. The most common crimes throughout the city include bicycle theft, property damage, shoplifting or drunk and disorderly conduct. There is gang violence in the city also, which consists mainly of assault, robbery, rape, and homicide. The sentinel city crime rate is 3,605 per 100,000, and the violent crime rate is 311.1 per 100,000. Sentinel City also has a lot to offer the residents, and I was able to find many community services and programs by using the scavenger hunt assessment tool. The tool narrowed down city departments that may offer classes and programs to the city residents. There are many community services for the elderly, homeless and individuals with addiction and mental health disease. The city has an extensive health care system that offers inpatient and outpatient services, dental, vision, pharmacy, physical and occupational therapy and addiction counseling and much more. There is also a Better Health Clinic located in the lower income part of town that tailors to women's health mostly. They offer STD and pregnancy testing and counseling, contraceptive services, breast and cervical cancer screening and many fertility- related services. The city has social services to help the elderly and those living in poverty with insurance and housing. Social services offer assistance with adoption, child care, and head start programs. 6
C228 Task 1 They have affordable housing and a soup kitchen to help individuals living in or near poverty. The affordable housing has 1, 2 and studio apartments available, and the most significant complaint is noise. The community service department offers parenting classes, alcoholics anonymous, basic computer education and English language learner courses.

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