CHADIS Resources for Families

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Found 215 Resources in Community or Social Challenge. Displaying results 1 - 10.
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Morgan State University Office of Community Service (Organization - Volunteer)

"The office of Community Service was created in November 1993 to develop and implement dynamic community service programs that boldly address the educational, social, cultural, and recreational needs...

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http://www.morgan.edu/Campus_Life/Community_Service.html

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The Hurried Child: Growing up too fast too soon -- by D Elkind (Author) (Book - Parent)

"Elkind (child study, Tufts U.) discusses how parents, schools, media, new technologies and research findings are threatening the modern concept of childhood. As antidotes to these stressful...

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Age groups: Infancy (<1), Toddlerhood (1-3), Adolescence (13-21), Preschool/Kindergarten (3-5), School Age (6-12)

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Black Hearts: The Development of Black Sexuality in America -- by Nick Myers (Author) (Book - Child)

"The book is in 2 parts. The first part looks at the historical aspect of Blacks and sexuality. It begins in Africa and the sexuality among various tribes. It moves along into American slavery and the...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council (Organization - Governmental)

The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council advocates for public policy and supportive practices and opportunities that promote the full inclusion of all people with developmental disabilities...

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Juvenile Violence in a Winner-Loser Culture: Socio-Economic and Familial Origins of the Rise of Violence against the Person -- by Oliver James (Author) (Book)

Using their own official statistics, author Oliver James demonstrates that Home Office claims that violence has not been growing are false. Public debates about violence tend to centre on single-cause...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Race, Poverty and American Cities -- by John Boger, Judith Wegner (Authors) (Book)

"Precise connections between race, poverty, and the condition of Americas cities are drawn in this collection of seventeen essays. Policymakers and scholars from a variety of disciplines analyze the...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Can't Get There from Here -- by Todd Strasser (Author) (Book)

First, readers meet Maggot; Rainbow; beautiful, HIV-positive 2Moro; her club-hopping, sexually amorphous friend Jewel; the protagonist/narrator Maybe; and Tears, the newest, and, at 12 years of age,...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21)

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More Man than You'll Ever Be: Gay Folklore and Acculturation in Middle America -- by Joseph Goodwin (Author) (Book)

"Seeing gay folkore as a neglected area in the field, Goodman demonstrates that folklore is a major factor in acculturation within the gay community and is consistent with folklore use in other...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Cultural Diversity: Conflicts and Challenges: The Ultimate Teen Guide -- by Kathlyn Gay (Author) (Book)

"Gay is a full-time freelance writer who has authored and coauthored some 100 books and articles on social and environmental issues, culture, history, communication, and sports for a variety of...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Baltimore Unbound: Creating a Greater Baltimore Region for the Twenty-First Century -- by David Rusk (Author) (Book)

"The ultimate goal is a region of economically, ethnically, racially diverse - as well as stable - neighborhoods. Placing the study in the context of national urban issues, Rusk reviews similar...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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