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Five Alternative Strategies for Combating Community Problems By Daniel Keeling
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Many of the books that I have read in the past have not focused on the problems of racial problems dropouts,violence in schools or teen pregancy in the same text. Few of those books have focused on... More > ways to create a better work environment, community or bridge differences between different ethnic groups. The purpose of this book is to give ideas, if not solutions to the problems of racial indifference,dropsouts and school violence. This book is meant to create dialogue and discussion among co workers friends and others. Not all ideas will work for everyone but it is hoped that some of the ideologies will be adapted and a better environment will develop.< Less
The Athaan in the Bull City: Building Durham’s Islamic Community By Nazeeh Z. Abdul-Hakeem
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The Athaan in the Bull City: Building Durham’s Islamic Community tells the little-known story of the growth of the Islamic community in Durham, North Carolina. Drawing upon his own knowledge of... More > the founding and development of Jamaat Ibad Ar-Rahman, Inc., Nazeeh Z. Abdul-Hakeem, the organization’s principal founder, draws together personal recollections and the details of Durham’s major Islamic organization to tell about Durham’s burgeoning Islamic community. Reaching back across the community’s history of more than thirty years, The Athaan in the Bull City recounts how Islam’s foundations in Durham rest upon the lives of Black American Muslims. With the passing of years, the community has grown and has changed, as arriving immigrants, Muslims from around the world, have given the community a decidedly international perspective and outlook.< Less
The Athaan in the Bull City: Building Durham’s Islamic Community By Nazeeh Z. Abdul-Hakeem
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The Athaan in the Bull City: Building Durham’s Islamic Community tells the little-known story of the growth of the Islamic community in Durham, North Carolina. Drawing upon his own knowledge of... More > the founding and development of Jamaat Ibad Ar-Rahman, Inc., Nazeeh Z. Abdul-Hakeem, the organization’s principal founder, draws together personal recollections and the details of Durham’s major Islamic organization to tell about Durham’s burgeoning Islamic community. Reaching back across the community’s history of more than thirty years, The Athaan in the Bull City recounts how Islam’s foundations in Durham rest upon the lives of Black American Muslims. With the passing of years, the community has grown and has changed, as arriving immigrants, Muslims from around the world, have given the community a decidedly international perspective and outlook.< Less
The Athaan In the Bull City: Building Durham’s Islamic Community By Nazeeh Z. Abdul-Hakeem
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The Athaan in the Bull City: Building Durham’s Islamic Community tells the little-known story of the growth of the Islamic community in Durham, North Carolina. Drawing upon his own knowledge of... More > the founding and development of Jamaat Ibad Ar-Rahman, Inc., Nazeeh Z. Abdul-Hakeem, the organization’s principal founder, draws together personal recollections and the details of Durham’s major Islamic organization to tell about Durham’s burgeoning Islamic community. Reaching back across the community’s history of more than thirty years, The Athaan in the Bull City recounts how Islam’s foundations in Durham rest upon the lives of Black American Muslims. With the passing of years, the community has grown and has changed, as arriving immigrants, Muslims from around the world, have given the community a decidedly international perspective and outlook.< Less
Web 2.0 - JP Morgan Community By Dr. Cindy Gordon & Alex Watson
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JP Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM) has developed a Facebook community targeted at its investment and securities business and has quickly gained recognition as one of the best applications to use... More > the Facebook platform. It is clear from the early experiences of JP Morgan Chase that introducing a Web 2.0 and Social media interactive application has proven a success to its marketing and recruitment teams. Learn from one of the best. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.< Less
Role of Community Participation in Drought Risk Management By Stephen Musimba
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Kenya set a national target set to ending drought emergencies in the country 2022 in the Medium Term Plan III of Vision 2030. Community participation was crucial among priorities for action in the... More > Hyogo Framework. The importance of local initiatives and participatory-gender sensitive approaches in disaster risk management and sustainable development have gained popularity in the country. The Constitution of Kenya set the stage providing for citizen participation. While the constitution strongly advocates for citizen participation in the country as a fundamental right to involve local communities in building disaster resiliency for effective drought risk management, it is regrettable that there is still no clear understanding of the role of community participation. This research sought to determine the role of community participation in the management of drought disaster risk management in Kilifi County.< Less
Energy Resilient Buildings & Communities: A Practical Guide By Brian Levite & Alexander Rakow
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This book is written as a practical guide to those interested in the pursuit of energy resilience at a local scale. Examples are drawn from four key community types: military bases, healthcare... More > campuses, educational campuses and municipal governments. The book then describes a framework for developing an energy resilience plan that applies to each. While the focus is clearly on the U.S., understanding the energy resilience threat and conducting long-range energy resilience planning will benefit communities all over the globe. Part I describes the specific energy security threats that are facing local institutions and communities, the specific impact of an energy shock, and the advantages offered by pursuit of energy resilience. Part II provides concrete guidance and allows managers to assess where their institution lies on the energy resilience spectrum and they would like to be. Part III describes the three main areas of energy efficiency, on-site generation, and emergency planning.< Less
Moot Community Little and Compline Services Pocket Liturgies By Ian Mobsby et al.
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Moot began as a small collective of enthusiasts of alternative worship, which quickly became an Emerging/Fresh Expression of Church in Central London. Its vision, from the start, was to birth a... More > community with a high view towards contemporary culture and creativity, as well as a high view towards Christianity, God and being a new form of church. This ‘both-and’ ‘ancient:future’ approach goes deep in the Moot community, which seeks to promote a positive, healthy and integrated rhythm of spirituality in the heart of an incredibly busy city. Moot has developed a rhythm of life as a way of living out the faith in practice. Moot has four services, two of which are ‘the Little Service’ and ‘Compline’. Both are quiet, simple and contemplative liturgies that are held on the first and fourth Sunday evenings of the month. This book brings together different versions of these services, reflecting the Rhythm of Life, along with suggestions of forms of contemplation to include within them.< Less
Moot Community Little and Compline Services Pocket Liturgies By Ian Mobsby et al.
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Moot began as a small collective of enthusiasts of alternative worship, which quickly became an Emerging/Fresh Expression of Church in Central London. Its vision, from the start, was to birth a... More > community with a high view towards contemporary culture and creativity, as well as a high view towards Christianity, God and being a new form of church. This ‘both-and’ ‘ancient:future’ approach goes deep in the Moot community, which seeks to promote a positive, healthy and integrated rhythm of spirituality in the heart of an incredibly busy city. Moot has developed a rhythm of life as a way of living out the faith in practice. Moot has four services, two of which are ‘the Little Service’ and ‘Compline’. Both are quiet, simple and contemplative liturgies that are held on the first and fourth Sunday evenings of the month. This book brings together different versions of these services, reflecting the Rhythm of Life, along with suggestions of forms of contemplation to include within them.< Less
Women in Transition: the Landscape as a Catalyst for Community & Change By Jennifer Wall
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Criminalized women are a segregated population in society due to their few numbers and it has only been recently that the correctional system has responded to their gender-related needs and has... More > orchestrated programs and services to rehabilitate them for society. Many criminalized women are mothers. Many criminalized women are Aboriginal. Many criminalized women have no safe place to go after release from prison. It is here that this practicum intervenes by offering transitional housing for a woman released from a correctional institution, reuniting with her children, and hoping to succeed and sustain herself and her family. By designing a therapeutic landscape that offers play, solace, and community, the bond between a mother and child can strengthen, many of the needs of a woman can be met, and the development of a peer group of neighbours can identify, support, encourage, and share their own personal experience, during this time of transition.< Less

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