Community

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We all know full well that being a member of a community is vital to the success of our world. Communities are an essential part of human existence that impact our world view. The purpose of this discussion is to examine what it means to be a part of a community. We will focus on the concepts of volunteerism and safety in the community. What it means to be part of a community The community in which I live is rather small and urban. There are a total of nine schools in the area and the population is rather diverse. As a member of a diverse community, I have the ability and responsibility to educate myself about the different cultures and religions that exist within the community. Through this education, I can discover how to better serve the needs of my neighbors—this is what it me Continue...


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In short, being a member of a community means that I must workwith my neighbors to create a peaceful community and ultimately a morepeaceful world. As a member of the community I also must understand the essentialityof volunteerism. Volunteerism allows me to take the focus off of myselfand devote my time and energy to others that are in need. Volunteerism is also important also an important part of being amember of a community because it not only helps individuals but aids thecommunity as a whole. In addition, I can make sure that theelderly and physically challenged people in my neighborhood are taken careof. It allows people to know that they will have supportin the community when they go through difficult times. A Volunteering at the church allows me to meet the needs ofpeople that may not have any other place to go. While the community that I live in is alreadyrelatively safe, I can contribute to the continued safety of the communityby reporting any unusual behavior. As a member of the community it is also my responsibility to ensurethat it is safe and secure. This influenceinstills self esteem, team work, leadership skills and confidence. Conclusion From our discussion we can conclude that being a part of a communitymeans that I must consider the needs of my neighbors and attempt to meetthose needs. You see, being apart of a community also means that I must support my neighbors and dowhatever I can to improve their situation. Likewise, coaching allowsme to be a positive influence for other young people.

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