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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We Are Family: Testimonies of Lesbian and Gay -- by Turan Ali (Author) (Book - Parent)

"Through interviews with gay and lesbian parents from a wide range of circumstances We Are Family paints a detailed, emotional and enlightening picture. It shows that 'queers' usually make excellent...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Civic Works (Organization - Private, Non-Profit)

Civic Works provides critical community services throughout Baltimore. Civic Works fosters individual growth and development in its corpsmembers through team-based service projects and weekly academic...

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Causes of Crime: Distinguishing between Fact and Opinion -- by Stacey Tipp, JoAnne Buggey (Authors) (Book - Parent)

"Presents opposing viewpoints on the subject of crime and how it may be affected by poverty, genetics, drug use, and easy access to guns." --Annotation (barnesandnoble.com)

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

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Young, Poor, and Pregnant: The Psychology of Teenage Motherhood -- by Judith Musick (Author) (Book - Parent)

"Teenage mothers are often poor young girls who define themselves through motherhood and who see getting pregnant as less frightening than finishing school or getting a job. In this book an expert on...

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Age groups: Adolescence (13-21)

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A Shelter In Our Car -- by Elaine Pedlar, Monica Gunning (Authors) (Book)

"After her father died, eight-year-old Zettie and her mother left Jamaica in search of education and a better life in America. They now live in an old car. Zettie's daily routine includes waking up to...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12), Preschool/Kindergarten (3-5)

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Everything You Need to Know if You and Your Parents Are New Americans -- by Edward Santos (Author) (Book)

"After a brief history of U.S. immigration, which seems like unnecessary filler, this pedestrian text gives commonsense advice on how teens and their parents can fit into a new culture while holding...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+), School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21)

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Unlearning Discrimination in the Early Years -- by Babette Brown (Author) (Book)

"This is the first book in early years education that deals with all areas of discrimination, and provides practical guidance on key issues of language, culture, gender and disability. It challenges...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Amache: The Story of Japanese Internment in Colorado during World War II -- by Robert Harvey (Author) (Book)

"On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order No. 9066, forcing the evacuation of more than 100,000 Japanese-Americans from the West Coast to "settlement camps" inland....

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Center for Healthier Children, Families & Communities (Online - Parent/Child)

"The Center is a multi-disciplinary program of the UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and the UCLA School of Public Health, dedicated to improving society's ability to provide children...

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Age groups: Toddlerhood (1-3), Preschool/Kindergarten (3-5), School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21), Adulthood (22+), Infancy (<1)

http://www.healthychild.ucla.edu/

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