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Reflect on the cause and effect of Nazism and lead others to be liberal and be social. I challenge the government of Britain and its future plans to develop peacefully, not through dependence of NATO and declaring war on Islam.
For my social psychology assignment we've been told to start a petition to raise the legal drinking age to 21!
Text has a way of inhibiting communication. While efficient and utilitarian, text just lacks emphasis. I would have italicized emphasis, um, for emphasis, but I can't do that. I also can't do that on Facebook.
We are shocked and concerned at the recommendations of the Tower Hamlets Third Sector Grants Programme Board to reduce the level of annual funding to the borough’s main advice service providers by 50 to 75%, at a time when this borough’s poorest and most disadvantaged residents are facing a welfare reform programme that will affect thousands of families and individuals.
The following agencies are all members of the Tower Hamlets Community Advice Network and all have a strong track record of delivering accessible, quality assured social welfare advice to the diverse communities across the borough:
Island Advice Centre, Chinese Association of Tower Hamlets, Legal Advice Centre, St Hilda’s East Community Centre, St Peter’s Community and Advice Centre, Tower Hamlets Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), Praxis, OSCA Somali Advice Consortium, Limehouse Project, Bangladeshi Youth Movement Wapping Bangladeshi Association, Account 3, Bromley by Bow Centre, South Bromley Forum, Toynbee Hall and Tower Hamlets Law Centre.
The effect of these cuts will be drastic reductions in services borough-wide at a time of rising need, while some of the busiest and longest-standing advice agencies in the borough face closure.
The agencies listed above all currently receive funding from council mainstream grants to deliver co-ordinated social welfare advice provision across the borough that ensures residents have access to independent advice services 5 days a week.
Η Ε.Π.Α.Ψ.Υ. ιδρύθηκε το 1988 και έκτοτε δραστηριοποιείται αδιάκοπα με σκοπό την προσφορά ενός εναλλακτικού μοντέλου παροχής ψυχιατρικής φροντίδας στην Κοινότητα, στο πλαίσιο του Εθνικού Σχεδίου για την Ψυχική Υγεία «Ψυχαργώς» και με βάση τις αρχές της Ψυχοκοινωνικής Αποκατάστασης.
Ιδιαίτερα τα τελευταία χρόνια, με την ανάληψη της επιστημονικής και διοικητικής ευθύνης δεκαεπτά πλέον συνολικά δομών ψυχοκοινωνικής αποκατάστασης [Οκοτροφεία, ξενώνες και προστατευόμενα διαμερίσματα σε Χαλκίδα (3), Ερέτρια, Πεντέλη, Τρίκαλα, Λαμία, Λειβαδιά, Λυκόβρυση, Βριλήσσια, Χαλάνδρι (5)], ένα Κέντρο Ημέρας στα Μελίσσια και δύο Κινητών Μονάδων Ψυχικής Υγείας στις Κυκλάδες, καινοτομεί με την δημιουργία ενός δικτύου υπηρεσιών και επαγγελματιών που εργάζονται για τους σκοπούς της Κοινωνικής Ψυχιατρικής.
The Association for Regional Development and Mental Health - EPAPSY is a nongovernmental, non-profit organization, which operates in the field of psychosocial rehabilitation and mental health promotion.
EPAPSY was founded with the joint purpose of a) promoting mental health in regional Greece and urban city centres, b) advancing scientific knowledge through research and training, and c) implementing and disseminating innovative/evidence-based practices in the fields of social psychiatry and psychosocial rehabilitation.
Although many people think that Equal Pay is a fact in everybody's life, and more considering that it was a right signed by it isn't true.
It has been proven that for the same work men get paid more than women. For every dollar man gets, the white women get 77 cents. Worst of all, is knowing that racism is still happening and the government isn't doing nothing to stop it! For every dollar men get, black women gets 68 cents and for every dollar men gets, latino women get 58 cents which almost half of men's pay.
How is it possible this injustice is happening in front of us and we are unaware? Women are significant in the U.S.A., we are involved in many political issues and we should have a voice!
7. Save Fulford
The former Penistone Grammar School buildings Fulford, Weirfield and the stables and the site they are situated on are been sold for possible residential development, which would lead to the demolition of these buildings.
These buildings are an integral part of Penistone's social history and must be retained for future generations. Other alternatives for use and conversion need to be fully exhausted before this can be allowed to happen.
The Government has launched a “reinvigorated” Right to Buy scheme for public sector tenants that will provide £75,000 discounts to help social tenants into home ownership. This means that tenant will be given 35% discount and 1% for every year they have been a social housing tenant.
However, this does not include tenants who are under the right to aquire scheme, this scheme offers between £9000 and £16000 dependant on where they live. The government state there are currently no plans for a change in right to aquire discount policy.
So again why is one group of Tenants being treated differently from another group of Tenant. We all Public Sector Tenants.
Parental Alienation Syndrome vs. Parental Alienation:
Which Diagnosis Should Evaluators Use in Child-Custody Disputes? when a child has been taken into foster care, should Social Services be allowed to use a Victim of PAS evidence against them.
To help you decide please visit my Website PAS by Social Services http://pasbss.webs.com
Hertsmere Borough Council wishes to close our Community Centre on 17/10/11. The building will be reopened Jan 2012 and managed by a leisure company.
They cannot guarantee the facilities currently provided by the current tenant will remain. Resulting in the closure of the Arundel Social Club and the current classes & groups which use the premises
Social Cohesion helps bring people from different walks of like together.
Without it, there is anarchy and unrest and over the last 10 years there have been many violent rioting eg. Bradford Riots.
By showing there is Cohesion in school, we can tackle it in society.
A Living Wage is the minimum level of pay required to maintain a decent standard of living. Unlike the minimum wage, it takes into account many factors including the actual costs of housing, council tax, transport, food and childcare in that area.
The Living Wage is calculated by a formula from the National Income Standard, which is authorised by the Rowntree Trust.
Oxford City Council pays a Living Wage. The Greater London Authority promotes and pays a Living Wage. Universities, such as UCL and LSE, pay a Living Wage.
It is time Oxford University pays a Living Wage.
This petition demonstrates the wealth of student support for the Living Wage Campaign and will force the university and colleges to recognise that this is an important student and community issue.
How you can get involved:
1. You can come along to weekly meetings and get involved in helping to run the campaign. If you are interested in becoming a regular member please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. You can be someone who we call on when we need to show the university that our campaign has support across the wider student community. This involves showing up to demonstrations and signing this petition! See ”What’s on in OUSU” in the OxStu for updates.
The Social Life of Ordinary People: Licensed Premises.
(Inclusive of but not limited to Public Houses, Social, Workingmen’s, Political & Non Political, Sports & Social, Miners Welfares, Private Members, Community Social Clubs, etc).
PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO THE LIGHT BLUE BOX AND CLICK ON IT TO SIGN THE PETITION - USING "LIKE" OR "RECOMMEND" ON FACEBOOK WILL NOT ADD YOUR NAME TO THE PETITION! Thanks!
Clubs and Pubs have, for many years, been the cornerstone of many communities in the UK, providing places for leisure, business, entertainment and formerly education of ordinary citizens of the United Kingdom. It provides many thousands of jobs, either directly or indirectly, at various levels and incomes.
Through a number of actions, either enacted by Parliament, or through the mis-interpretation of various Acts and Regulations, these venues are seriously threatened, with many closing and ceasing their various social activities.
It should not be forgotten that the club and pub “scene” has also served at least as “training grounds” for many of the Entertainment “Stars” that we rightly celebrate as great British talent, and continues to be. It is an industry sector that consists of many thousands of businesses and jobs, which not only has a very high value, but is also an extremely important source of revenue to the Exchequer.
We therefore petition Her Majesty’s Government to take swift action to support this entire industry and important source of leisure facilities and activities.
Facebook has recently placed ads that appear on the top of your fb homepage. PLEASE REMOVE THESE ADS IMMEDIATELY.
Mr. Zuckerberg is a billionaire which makes these ads unnecessary and they are very annoying and cause your computer to lock up.
Derbyshire County Council (DCC) has announced plans to drastically change social care provision for vulnerable residents, particularly elderly and disabled people.
The planned changes include closing two thirds of all care homes in the county, making all service users pay up to £200 a week for care which has always been free at the point of delivery, changing the criteria for qualifying for care so that only those subjectively judged to have substantial or critical needs may access services, making those with stairlifts pay a further £122 a year for a 'warranty' and to remove the automatic top-up grants necessary to enable anyone who needs major home alterations to access district council funds.
DCC announced these changes before Central Government's Comprehensive Spending Review and despite the Council's wealth, as it has in excess of £85 Million in resources. Taking these two facts together, it seems clear that DCC's attack on these vital services is motivated more by elitist ideology and a desire for privitisation by the back door than it could be by necessity. DCC claims that "no decisions have been made yet", but their 'consultation' appears not to have been very widely advertised and ends at 5 p.m. on 5th November 2010, comments can be made via the online form at http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/carechanges
For over 25 years she has been featured on many radio and television talk shows as well as in the written media. In fact she helped write episodes for the popular CBS show Criminal Minds. She has completed casework for many public and private agencies (see references below).
Her most memorable cases include warning a woman that her husband could brutally murder her – a year later, he did. Another when she stated a sheriff deputy was dangerous – he later killed his girlfriend. Another when she stated a Homicide Investigator should not be trusted with children – he was later convicted of six counts of Child Battery. She also has enjoyed assisting in famous cases such as Michael Jackson, Darlie Routier, and missing Baby Gabriel.
Treyce is the President of both the National Association of Handwriting & Document Experts (NAHDE), and the International Association of Handwriting Formation Therapists (IAHFT). She is the CEO of the non-profit agency Written Escape, a proud member of Find Me, the National Scholar’s Honor Society, CHAI, SSCA, and others.
Her 15 published books include “Written Violence – the Personality Behind the Pen”, “Case Files of a Forensic Handwriting Analyst”, “Answers”, “The Only Handwriting Analysis Book You Will Ever Need”, “Dangerous Ink”, “Finding Mr. & Mrs. Write”, “What’s Going on Upstairs”, "You Abused Me: Handwriting of Victims", "I Abused You: Handwriting of Perpetrators", and more.
Services include custody evaluations, employment & tenant screening, jury selection, pre-parole evaluations, detecting lies & drugs, pre-termination violence assessments, compatibility, progression of suicide, sexual abuse, forgeries, anonymous notes, and much more. She nor her staff are affected by geographical boundaries.
QUICK REFERENCE LIST
Texas Department of Education, various Juvenile Probation agencies, KnowGangs, Council of Governments, Southern States Correctional Association, Great Lakes International Gang Investigators Coalition, International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (in USA & Mexico), Regional Organized Crime Information Center (ROCIC), West Virginia Department of Corrections, Arizona Public Defenders Association, Texas Gang Investigators Association, Colorado Law Enforcement Officers Association, Green Dental Lab Human Resources, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, Durango Police Department, Dalhart Police Department, Trimmier Elementary School, TruVision Management, Texas Parks & Wildlife, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Village of Glendale Heights Police Department, Refugio County Juvenile Justice Center, Bell County Precinct 1, Lamar County Juvenile Probation, Arkansas Probation & Parole
Association, Harlingen Consolidated ISD, Society of Human Resource Management, Hopkins High School, Geico Auto Crime Investigations, 4theKids, Lost Child Network, Missing & Exploited Children, Louisiana State Police, and many more.
I have worked in the general field of mental health for 35 years. As a therapeutic practitioner and as a manager (Psychosocial Therapies). During that time, I have successfully worked with people with serious mental ill health, learning disability, autism, brain damage and dementia.
I have been concerned about the prescriptive treatment of people with these kinds of problems and the tendency to make judgements against their wishes, without adequate sound evidence to support those decisions. Too many assumptions are made that impact upon personal freedom, dignity, informed choice and self-expression.
I have also witnessed many misdiagnoses and very unsound decisions, within Health & Social Care services and in the Law Courts and Child & Family Courts. The health, wellbeing and lives of my clients / families have been seriously affected these poor decisions. Many other cases have been reported to me.
Although I have met increasing numbers of skilful, person centred psychiatrists, therapists and social workers, there is still a tendency for the institutions to rely on outdate, erroneous assumptions about the cause, nature and resolution of these problems. Many practitioner are being constrained by ‘local’ policies & decisions.
My concern is that there are many contraventions of people’s Human Rights every day, on the most spurious interpretation of the use of special powers. It has become evident that the decisions are biased towards social control, rather the therapy. Local Institutions are very risk averse, protecting their position rather than client’s interests.
Most cases I have worked with, where there is psychosis, agitated behaviour and ‘behaviour problems’, there has been clear evidence of childhood & adolescent trauma and abuse. This may be at home, in social care and education institutions. Adults are also distressed in this way by ‘domestic / relationship abuses’.
This can be anything from physical, psychological, emotional and sexual abuse, through ‘culture shock’, to bullying in home, school or work. Although I have been able to demonstrate this in individual cases, aided recovery and have successfully challenged most misdiagnoses, it has been difficult to get general attitudes changed.
I am campaigning for a thorough World Health Organisation review of Psychiatric thinking, theoretical foundations and health and social care practices. The evidence of organic causes are very rare and yet psychiatry largely works of the assumption of ‘mental incompetence’, due to genetic, or organic failings.
The social and clinical treatment have as many negative effects as they have benefits as they do benefits, especially when used indefinitely and on the basis of misdiagnosis and false assumptions.
The influence of psychiatry and forensic psychology, within the Law Courts is very dubious. The ‘expert witnesses’ are often the worst examples of clinical psychiatric practice and the Law is far too reliant upon their unsound assumptions and judgments. There is a very unethical aspect to psychiatric ‘expert witnesses’;
“Who is the patient and what are their rights here?”
18. Save our bebo
Bebo social network.
Bebo, an acronym for "Blog early, blog often", is a social networking website, founded in January 2005. There is now tailored content targeted at UK, Ireland, Australia, NZ, US English and US Latino, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands and India, with the site being available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Polish. Founded by husband and wife Michael and Xochi Birch, Bebo had a major relaunch in July 2005. It was bought by AOL on March 13, 2008 for $850 m (£417 m).
In April of 2010, AOL announced that they are planning to shut down Bebo, perhaps as soon as May, 2010.
Child Marriages were a social norm in the 7th Century when age of Consent was determined by Puberty. Today, there is a new social norm whereby anyone marrying a minor is considered a pedophile.
According to Islamic Jurisprudence, we, The Ummah have voted in a worldwide Consensus (ijma) and are by Islamic Law calling on the Scholars to protect our children and BAN this practice by 30 December 2010.
We, the local community, would wish that any further developments on Acre Lane (in particular the proposed development of the existing Fulham Timber Site - Acre Lane 176-184) would heed the views of residents and instead of seeking to cram more social/affordable housing into this area, develop the area so as to provide additional amenities and services to the local community.
We have already succeeded in stopping BYS building yet more (and unused) storage facilities and seek to stop Genesis from building housing when there is already a surplus of vacant accommodation in the area and a lack of decent facilities/amenities for the exisiting local community (ie shops, green spaces, community spaces, schools).
For info on the Genesis plans please visit: http://www.ghg.org.uk/Building+new+homes/Acre+Lane+consultation/
There have been many recent instances of groups of teenagers causing mayhem in Moseley Drive after getting drunk in the park at the bottom of Moseley Drive.
West Midlands Police at Chelmsley Wood Police Station will have a record of the number of times they have either attended incidents or have received telephone reports from residents.
When you worked, you paid taxes into the social security, then when you become disable, you can apply for the benefits you have earned. Social security benefits are not paid automatically. You must apply for them using special forms. You may also have to provide several documents, including a letter from your doctor, your social security card, and your birth certificate.
The Internet and social networking Web sites are being abused and used to form hate groups. People like the creator of this petition are being stalked, harassed, and cyber bullied and the hate grows due to the ease of access of the Internet and the ability to make claims about someone and threaten them by the use of false identities.
Join us in our mission to put an end to the abuse of the Internet and in asking Web sites to put more safeguards in place to control this growing epidemic. Your information will not be made public and will only be shared with the Web sites that are targeted in the petition.
24. Stop Facebook
Facebook is a social-networking website, but not just any social-networking website. It is the most popular one on the web, causing people to be addicted almost instantly. Why should we waste away our lives on an addiction, especially one that is counter-productive? Look to the future and what do you see? I see a future where hardly anyone talks face-to-face anymore; it is all based off of the web.
Just imagine, there will definitely be something more popular and more addicting than Facebook, so this addiction will get worse, but we can stop it or at least decline it. We can fix it. We can shape the future.
In Australia, there’s a morning show called Sunrise. It’s a pop vox piece with news, current affairs, and very hack journalism. Normally it’s harmless, but today they had a special on ’school bullying’, I listened with interest, having suffered at the hands of bullies, and even at times become one myself, it’s an interesting aspect of growing up that people tend to overlook as far as an emotional and psychological developmental factor in life.
I thought their piece was cute, and as always they ran their usual implementing social justice using their huge fan list and a petition, up until I heard the advert they’re running to promote their campaign. This time they’ve gone too far.
They wish to urge the Australian government to appoint an independent regulator for social media sites. No. Sunrise, no. You will get signatures and support from idiots who don’t realise the danger of what you are suggesting. I am sure that Facebook, Myspace, or Twitter as corporations will lose all respect for our molly coddled nation, with our notorious breach of civil liberties as far as Stephen Conroy’s conjob of the ‘great firewall of australia’ as the government intends to censor our net, or the fact our government do not feel our citizens are old or mature enough to decide on their own entertainment with video games and a lack of R18+ (therefore if a game isn’t suitable for 15 year olds it’s banned) but having our government go to these corporations and say “Sup guise, we want this net nanny to sit on your boards or we’re packing up our toys and going home.” is just ridiculous.
Sunrise needs to google “net neutrality” and get in touch with the people it’s attempting to represent in an ad hoc fashion and appreciate that whilst they will always get a ground swell of bleeding heart viewers, they can, and in this instance have, overstepped the mark. We are not a dictatorship, and our Government interferes with the average citizens life far more than it should in any democratic culture in this nation as it is.
Beacon Court, a sheltered accommodation scheme in Hertford Heath, is planned to be demolished in order to become a social housing estate without any consultation with the public and parish council.
Within the past decade, great strides have been made in Chicano/Latino Studies at MSU. Some of the successes include:
A specialization in Chicano/Latino Studies was created for the first time, open to all students of the university to gain exposure and expertise in Chicano/Latino scholarship;
A unique mentoring program was developed, led by students for students, as a way to strengthen community and promote Chicano culture on-campus. Over 200 students have participated in the Chicano/Latino Fellows program since its inception;
A space for Chicano/Latino Studies was created, expanding from a one-room to a visible six-room office on-campus to support student social and academic activities;
A stand alone Ph.D. program in Chicano/Latino Studies was created, the first in the Midwest and only the second in existence nationwide;
An intellectual community of undergraduate students, graduate students, and core faculty committed to Chicano/Latino Studies has emerged, engaged in word and action to social justice and collective empowerment.
These accomplishments of the past decade, preceded by at least twenty years of struggle by Chicano students at Michigan State, are significant for at least two reasons:
First, there is now a greater institutional presence of Chicano/Latino Studies within the university;
Second and most importantly, these accomplishments reflect an intentional process by the former Director of Chicano/Latino Studies, Dr. Theresa Meléndez, to engage in principles of collective decision-making and mutual respect, whereby students and core faculty alike had a voice in the direction of the program.
For all of these reasons and more, it is unfortunate to have to come to you now and express that Chicano/Latino Studies is facing a crisis.
The demise of the program began after the appointment of Dr. Sheila Contreras as the new Director of Chicano/Latino Studies in the Fall of 2008. With the support and encouragement of MSU's administration, Dr. Contreras has single-handedly undermined the last 10 years of hard work and collective effort, primarily by refusing to listen to the voices of the undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Contreras has even been unresponsive to concerns raised by core faculty members since her appointment, her own colleagues in Chicano/Latino Studies.
After being unsuccessful in attempting to share our concerns directly with Dr. Contreras, the Real Chicano/Latino Studies (RCLS) was formed in the spring of 2009 as a symbolic expression of opposition to the direction and current leadership of the program. Subsequent attempts to share our concerns were taken to the Dean of the College of Social Science, where the program is housed, and after no resolution, to the Provost of the University. Despite the concerns repeatedly raised by the majority of all involved directly in the program, the administration of the University has ignored them and continued to support the Director.
We are, thus, writing you today, asking for your help!
CONTACT PRESIDENT LOU ANA SIMON and demand that Michigan State honors the students’ request for new principled leadership in Chicano/Latino Studies. President Simon can be contacted by EMAIL at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, or by PHONE at 517.355.6560. If you email, you can copy the State News at email@example.com.
O Bairro Social do Arco do Cego, construído entre 1919 e 1935 à base de alvenaria mista, reboco pintado, cantaria de calcário, estuque, ferro forjado e madeira, e gizado pelos Arquitectos Edmundo Tavares, Adães Bermudes e Caetano de Carvalho em 45 quarteirões rectangulares segundo eixo ortogonais, é um dos exemplos mais bem conservados da construção social em Lisboa, denotando uma certa arquitectura de cariz ecléctico, de que relevam, arquitectónica e funcionalmente, o antigo Liceu D. Filipa de Lencastre, da autoria do Arq. Jorge Segurado, e as escolas primárias que o ladeiam -centro nevrálgico do Bairro -bem como as praças fronteiras à alameda central da Av. Magalhães Lima, bem arborizadas, e respectivo mobiliário urbano, de que se destacam as elegantes colunas de iluminação, típicas das Avenidas Novas.
We are writing to draw your attention to the Equal Opportunities Commission, Bill to be introduced by the Government, shortly. An important recommendation of the Sachar Committee Report (Report on Social, Economic and Educational Status of the Muslim Community of India), 2006 was the setting up of an Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) in India. The Ministry of Minority Affairs set up a committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Menon to examine and determine the structure of an Equal Opportunity Commission. The Committee submitted its report in 2008, which proposed a draft Equal Opportunity Commission Bill (EOC Bill). The Government also set up an expert committee headed by Dr. Kundu to recommend an appropriate diversity index in living, education and work spaces.
We have drafted an open letter to the Ministry of Minority Affairs, highlighting some of the key concerns with the draft bill and demanding a wider public debate before it is introduced in Parliament. Once, endorsed, we will mail copies of the letter to the Ministry of Minority Affairs and the Prime Minister. We also hope to publish the text of the Open letter in atleast two national newspapers.
Do forward it to other organisations and individuals who would wish to sign the petition.
Centre for Study of Social Exclusion,
National Law School of India, Bangalore
We demand an end to the sabotage of our schools. Every year, many schools, often the same schools CPS later wants to “turnaround”, end up short staffed. New staff are not hired until at least the 20th school day, causing classes to be overcrowded, without teachers, and resulting in massive schedule changes in October. Because enrollment is underestimated, kindergarteners are forced into classes of 40 students while the school waits for the board to approve another teacher.
In most cases, this travesty contributes to the educational disparities of students who already have social and economic disadvantages. The CPS formula for assigning teachers allows for no flexibility, and leads to split level classes, dropped electives, and overcrowded classes.
A formula that took into consideration the students’ needs would allow for smaller classes and more teacher availability.