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The current policy in High School for Community leadership is that students should wear uniforms as there is a uniform however it is not enforced.The plan is to propose to enforce the existing policy by modifying the uniform to make them more modern and appealing to present generation, and also enforcing the enforce the existing policy  requiring students to wear uniform.

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Gun Violence

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Guillermo Soto
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Gun violence in New York has increased throughout the years and have impacted not only adults, but minors as well. This issue has caused harm to many  people all over the city. Our goal is to see/hear less death on the news due to gun violence. The rate of gun violence has to go down, in order for us the students, adults, seniors any Etc. to feel safe on the streets. People have lost loved ones and neighborhoods have been unsafe due to gun violence in New York. This problem needs to be addressed and solved to reduce the violence and crime rate caused by guns.  

 

 

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Guillermo Soto
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Minimum Wage

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Guillermo Soto
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- The minimum wage policy is dissatisfying to the people of our society because of the threshold wage individuals receive.Minimum wage also contributes to inflation, automation displacement and also forces companies to move their jobs overseas because labor costs are lower. What do you think about the minimum wage policy? 

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Guillermo Soto
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No more regents

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Marline Valencia Carlos Marroquin
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Regents is a exam in New York City and students needs to get the regents diploma in order to graduate from high school. Each subject has a regents exam for example English, algebra, living environment, global history, US history. However, this is too much for the high school students Regents is bringing more stress on student life. It is much more harder than the regular exams. we need to stop this madness because a lot of students from different country is not able to understand the regents exam besides why only New York have to take the regents?

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Marline Valencia Carlos Marroquin
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Regents

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Marline Valencia Carlos Marroquin
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New york is the only state allowing regents,meanwhile all the other states do not take them yet these states graduation rates are high.Why is it that NYC still kept the regents policy?The SATs is a standardized test that is effective,and this determines whether or not you would get accepted,shouldn't students focus more on the SATs than the regents?

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Marline Valencia Carlos Marroquin
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Richard Miller - Police Brutality

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Janeth Preciado Vargas
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My project is about police brutality

Topic: police brutality

Police Brutality policy: The U.S. Constitution ensures limits on how far police can go in trying to enforce the law given

 

What are some ways you believe police brutality can be stopped?

What are some ways you believe it can be improved? 

How can this benefit or not benefit police brutality?

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Janeth Preciado Vargas
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drug free zones

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Janeth Preciado Vargas Nyseer Group3
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1.If an indidvidual is arrrested for the possession or distribution of a controlled substance within the drug-free zone,the penalities for the offense are enhanced.

2.In many states there are special penalities reserved for those people accused of possessing drugs near a school or even a playground.In some areas they´ve become known as ¨Drug free zones¨

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Janeth Preciado Vargas Nyseer Group3
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Electoral College

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Guillermo Soto
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Our topic is about the presidential electoral college. The Electoral College is to give people a say in the government. The 12th amendment breaks down and how the electoral college works. The goal is to listen to the people but not to give the people all the power because they might make the wrong choice. 

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Guillermo Soto
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gun violence

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Guillermo Soto
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our topic is gun violence, and Our policy Licenses to Carry a Firearm (LTCF) needs to be reinforced based upon possession when someone goes to buy a gun they need to buy a case or a container that will hold the object so minors won’t have access to the gun. We think that your policy should be enforced more on the people that owns guns and keep it more protected from minors.

if you have any questions and comments to help us and for yall to get know more information lets us know

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Guillermo Soto
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Minimum Wage

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Guillermo Soto
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Minimum wage is a highly controversial topic in terms of the positive and negative effects it has on communities. Minimum wage is the least amount of a worker can get paid.

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Guillermo Soto
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Guillermo Soto
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 New york students have to take regents throughout elementary school and high school in order to graduate or move on to the next grade. Every year the test get harder and longer and we are the only state to take these New York state regents on top of the regents we have finals and portfolios to be done as well. Is it fair that we are the only state that take these state required regents? is fair that these test define if we go to the next grade or graduate?

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Guillermo Soto
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animal abuse

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Samantha Villarreal Kayla Group4 Khalif Group4
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Our topic we came together as a group to talk about is animal abuse. we will be talking about the policies of unnessary beatings and statistics of hown owners do not take care of animals properly.

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Samantha Villarreal Kayla Group4 Khalif Group4
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Domestic Violence and Violence Against Women's Act (VAWA)

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Richard Group3
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I live in Pennsylvania. The problem we have in this community is Domestic Violence and Violence Against Women's Act. I ask how can we enforce this problem in our community and reach out to more people so this issue can be put to an end. I believe if we can spread this problem by coming together as a community to stop this from happening. also, what are some of your suggested methods of conservation? 

 

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Richard Group3
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Global Warming Conservation in Communities

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Samantha Villarreal
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I live in Philadelphia, one of the most in-need metropolis in America, thus myself and my fellows peers are working on a Civil Action Project that focused on methods of conversation in communities and cities. We believe that starting locally will eventually flourish into a greater nation all adopting conservation methods to decrease that carbon levels in the air and contribute to water conservation. What are some ideas that you guys have on the topic of global Warming conservation, and what are some of your suggested methods of conservation? 

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Samantha Villarreal
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African Americans Awareness

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Ajanae Group1 Belinda Hernandez Jesus Franco (CAP Youth Board)
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We want to prove to African Americans and other races as well that every African American is not a violent, drop out, deadbeat, minority, pregnant at young age person. The negative connotations that are engulfed in the assumptions of people have a strong hold on the people and future generations. Negativity tends to be draining, especially if it's all you see and all you hear. The lack of positive motivation towards the African American youth will cause them to continue to do the negative things portrayed in the media. 

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Ajanae Group1 Belinda Hernandez Jesus Franco (CAP Youth Board)
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Gun violence

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My name is Kyrai and I live in Philadelphia. In my communtiy crime rate is through the room. Most of these crimes is gun violnce. Every day a teen is subjected toi gun violnce and may have lost their life. I myself have lost a loved one to gun violnce. The bardy hand gun policy states that everyone needs to go through a background check before they can be issued a hand gun. However hundrards of people are getting their hands on handguns, that are to young to obtain a handgun and doesnt go through the correct background check, even with the Brady handgun law in effect. The Brady handgun policy needs to be modified and enforced.

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Cancer Patients

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 The topic that my group has chosen was Cancer Treatment Patients. What we will talk about really is how people who have cancer have people who really care about you and your disease and that we will be there to support you throughout your battle of cancer and be like mentors to you. Basically, ketting you know that there are people who are really here to help you and keep you in good spirits. The cancer treatment policy is to ensure that all patients are taken care of and they are treated properly for their form of cancer.

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CHILD ABUSE

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Savanah Group2 Per6 g7 Per1 g7 Per4 g3 Tania Elizeth Raviela Rivera Per4 g1 Anthony Miranda Brianne Mays Reinatta Yap Jesus Franco (CAP Youth Board)
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The problem is children are being abused and not enough people are helping stop it !

 

More than 5 children die everyday as a result of child abuse.

 

 

Our goal is to inform as many people as possible about child abuse and identify the signs that prevent it.  

 

Possible signs that child abuse is happening include: 

  • Behavior changes

  • Changes in school performance

  • Eating habits that lead to extreme weight gain or loss

  • Visible unexplained injuries

  • Use of drugs or alcohol

 


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Savanah Group2 Per6 g7 Per1 g7 Per4 g3 Tania Elizeth Raviela Rivera Per4 g1 Anthony Miranda Brianne Mays Reinatta Yap Jesus Franco (CAP Youth Board)
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How can we prevent sexual assault?

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Kaylah Group2 Per6 g4 Per4 g4 Janeth Preciado Vargas
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How can we prevent sexual assault rates from increasing in our society? How can we make our schools actually have a policy, or even enforce their policy to the student body?

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Kaylah Group2 Per6 g4 Per4 g4 Janeth Preciado Vargas
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community policing

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Darren Group2 Per6 g2 Janeth Preciado Vargas Arlyn Hernandez Sandoval Carlos Marroquin
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Do you guys think that community policing (which is assigning police officers to a specific area so they can become familiar with the locals) could reduce the amount of police misconduct in Oakland? 

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Darren Group2 Per6 g2 Janeth Preciado Vargas Arlyn Hernandez Sandoval Carlos Marroquin
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Should contraceptives be distributed on campuses?

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Cynthia Guerrero
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Our project talks about the health and safety of students attending high schools across the nation. In our public service announcement, we challenge people to remember what it means to engage in safe sexual activity because of recent surveys, many students take risks by having unprotected sex, disregarding the possibilities of contracting STD's or other viral infections.

Our mission is to share our own outlook on this issue by asking campuses, including our own, to help students stay protected and safe by distributing contraceptives to teens who may or who are sexually active, and to offer an expansion on sexual education to help remind students of the risks in sexual engagement.

We encourage this method of safety as a new way for teens to stay safe because of the many risks sexual activity includes, such as STD's and various infections they may contract. In our public service announcement, we ask you to think: "Would you like your school to provide you with contraceptives to have safe sex?" and "How much do you remember from sex ed?"

 

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Cynthia Guerrero
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Marijuana use for students

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Period 6 Group 11 Per4 g4 Guillermo Soto
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With the number of young people in the U.S. with injuries and many problems the situation of pain relief comes into question.

If you change the age for medical marijuana use to 16 years old would this positively affect students and help them long term with chronic pain that other drugs can not help with that marijuana can?

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Period 6 Group 11 Per4 g4 Guillermo Soto
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change the lunch time

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Per4 g6 Period 6 Group 11 Per1 g5 Per1 g7 Per4 g3 Angel Rufus Ricardo Arias Jongwan Lim Basim Awan
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what time does your school start lunch and finish the lunch? do you think the lunch time is enough for you to finish the lunch? Do you think is was cost your many time to buy a lunch? how long did you think it is enough to finish the lunch?

 

   

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Per4 g6 Period 6 Group 11 Per1 g5 Per1 g7 Per4 g3 Angel Rufus Ricardo Arias Jongwan Lim Basim Awan
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No Homework

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Per4 g6 Period 1 Group 11 Per1 g4 Tania Elizeth Raviela Rivera Per4 g4 Kawanna Sandifer Miguel Rosas Per6 g9 Per4 g8 Per4 g5 Thong Lam Arlete Reyes Aiyanna Joan Veras
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Our project involves removing the policy that states that teachers can use homework as a part of your grade. We believe that homework is not necessary to prove whether a student knows certain concepts or not. Homework is purely practice for what you know. It is useful, however, to solidify your knowledge but it should not be required as a portion of your grade. Some of the reasons we have found that it would be effective to remove this policy is that some students get overly stressed out by homework preventing their focus in class where they actually learn the materials. 

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Per4 g6 Period 1 Group 11 Per1 g4 Tania Elizeth Raviela Rivera Per4 g4 Kawanna Sandifer Miguel Rosas Per6 g9 Per4 g8 Per4 g5 Thong Lam Arlete Reyes Aiyanna Joan Veras
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Closing the Achievement gap

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Guillermo Soto
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So the Achievement gap is this gap between the numbers that we are scoring and the numbers that we should be scoring on our tests. This is caused by oversized classrooms and having non certified teachers in the classroom  or having teachers on emergency credentials . We have suggested that the people should go into the school board meetings and bring this to their attention because most of the time it is just pushed aside to deal with "Later".

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Guillermo Soto
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Health Clinic

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Period 6 Group 11 Per1 g1 Per4 g2 Per6 g3 Per4 g8 Oscar Orozco
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If  a health clinic was implemented at your school, do you feel like you would benefit from it? If yes, how?  

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Period 6 Group 11 Per1 g1 Per4 g2 Per6 g3 Per4 g8 Oscar Orozco
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Clinic at Arroyo

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Guillermo Soto
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In high school many friendships and relationships are created. These are the years real relationships are established. With that being said 47% of high school students as of 2013 reported being sexually active .Although this may not seem a high percentage. 65 out of 80% didn't know where to go to get birth control, condoms, pregnancy test Ect. 75 out of 80 also didn't know how many STDs and STIS there are. Most common number was 5 when its about 27 or more. 50 out of 80 students didn't know whatan STD or STI was. This shows students weren't properly educated on sex health. Do you think bringing a clinic to arroyo that not only to  educates students about the dangers of sex, but also give them the necessities they need. All while in confidentiality.  

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Guillermo Soto
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Per1 g4 Per1 g1 Per6 g2 Per4 g3 Cynthia Guerrero
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Many students believe that the time given in class, isn't enough. Others may think that the classroom is too big and that the teachers don't have enough time to give each student individual time to explain the assignments or homework. In a case study that i have done in my government class, is that teachers are overwhelmed with the amount of so many students. A lot of the students do want the classroom size to reduced. reduction within the classroom size would benefit the whole, more classes being made in the school, small class size gives the teachers to explain the assignments to the students.

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Per1 g4 Per1 g1 Per6 g2 Per4 g3 Cynthia Guerrero
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Obesity

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Per1 g5 Janeth Preciado Vargas
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Obesity is looked at as funny and not a big deal. Not every problem can be tackled but some can be shortened. Does any one have any ideas on how to spread the idea of stopping obesity? We can use social  media to reach out to any one. If you have any ideas on how to help feel free to comment. 

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Per1 g5 Janeth Preciado Vargas
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Teen Drug Abuse

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Teen drug abuse has many sorts of affects on teens but they have an essay access. They can easily get it illegally or through pharmacies. These  teens don't really know the affects it can have on them. Drugs is a chemical that affects the brain and tapes in to communication system. Drugs also have an affect on them getting addicted and dropping out of school. Study shows 31.4% of teen drop outs is due to drugs. What changes do you think there can be by stopping teen with drugs.   

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Student Behavior

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Hey guys,

In schools, student misbehavior is really negative on their education.  Students that disrupt class also take away time from other students.  As this is not fair for those who do want to succeed, would it help to implement methods that build a better relationship people within the learning community.  Things like restorative justice circles can do this, and could lead to the prevention of many future student disruptions.  Let us know what we should look into, or maybe restorative justices circles would be effective enough to change the classroom.

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Students Apathy

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Per6 g2 Rocio Castaneda Alex Solis
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Our topic is Students Apathy. This topic touches our lives because without an education we don't become no one important in life. People notice the big difference between people who got an education and people who don't.  It affects our community because without an education students of today will be working somewhere where they won't succeed and we're never going to grow as a community. Students dropping out before they finish school won't be able to get along with life without an education. It needs to be fixed soon because everyone regrets it later on in life when they face the real world. It would be amazing seeing this result at least 95% walking the stage and getting their diplomas .

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Per6 g2 Rocio Castaneda Alex Solis
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Littering

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Per6 g2 Nemi Cabrera
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Do you believe that littering is more of societal problem among rural communities,
urban communities or both?

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Per6 g2 Nemi Cabrera
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Police Brutality

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Many cases of police brutality are being reported everywhere including the bay area. Some police officers get away with said crimes, what are some ways to prevent this from happening in the future and do you guys think that things like police body cams are plausible?

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Cyberbullying

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Tania Elizeth Raviela Rivera Karla Miranda Per6 g10 Per1 g8 Omar Umildad AnnCzarina Fajardo Nina Abonal
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We are growing up in the age of technology where anyone can contact anybody at anytime. Before, bullying was onky possible if you see the person, the only way to end it would be to move away from these people and everything would be fine. The problem today? Bullying can happen anywhere and everywhere, and at anytime. Ever since the Internet sensation began and teens became apart of it with social medias, teens and children are being bullied online and it can happen 24/7. that is where we come. What can we do to help these teens that are being cyberbullied? How can you protect yourself from being a victim? What effects does cyberbullying have?

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Tania Elizeth Raviela Rivera Karla Miranda Per6 g10 Per1 g8 Omar Umildad AnnCzarina Fajardo Nina Abonal
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Police Brutality

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Police are misusing their force in many ways and it has become a serious problem for the community, many police are getting away with it and not getting punished. What is a policy suggestion that we can enforce or create to be able to end Police Brutality?

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Should school start an hour later?

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Per4 g4 Centurion Barron Per6 g5 Per6 g10 Jesus Franco (CAP Youth Board) Belinda Hernandez Ixchel Quiroz
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Studies show that students usually dont go to sleep until 11pm and starting school an hour later wil help because they will get more rest for the next day. Starting school later will also help them with school mentally.

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Per4 g4 Centurion Barron Per6 g5 Per6 g10 Jesus Franco (CAP Youth Board) Belinda Hernandez Ixchel Quiroz
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Community Policing and Implicit Bias

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Cynthia Guerrero
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Community Policing should be enforced within Oakland communities because it can help reduce implicit bias by the policemen getting to know, understand, and develop a relationship with the citizens as well as activities. By this actions, hopefully there we be trust between the community and police as well as comfortability.

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Cynthia Guerrero
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Oil Spills

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Janeth Preciado Vargas
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In your opinion do you believe we should be worried about oil spills in the Bay Area?

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Janeth Preciado Vargas
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Elder Abuse

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Anthony Mira
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Do you think that the policies over Nursing Homes are strict enough to prevent elder abuse by caregivers or other workers?

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Anthony Mira
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Community Policing

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Anthony Mira
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When encountered by the police, do you feel safe? why or why not ? if you have never been encountered by the police how do you think you'll feel when encountering an officer?

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Anthony Mira
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college tuition

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Centurion Barron Karla Miranda Kimberly Figueria Ixchel Quiroz
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 We want to lower tuition for college, we need to get all the less fortunate an opportunity to show how successful they can really be if they just get a chance at a good school without having to worry about finances.  

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Centurion Barron Karla Miranda Kimberly Figueria Ixchel Quiroz
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Why isn't prostitution enforced enough in Oakland?

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I've been in Oakland several times. I've have walked the streets of Oakland. Every time I recall seeing women dressed in raggy and see-through clothing and I'm worried about them. I know for sure they are prostitutes. Prostitution is illegal but it isn't enforced enough. What can we do to reduce prostitution in Oakland?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Teen Suicide

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Briana Littleton Karla Miranda Per6 g10 Brianne Mays Centurion Barron Turner Jimerson Dianne Dominque Cruz Giovanni Garcia Maciel Angelina Faaeteete Melissa Banuelos Belinda Hernandez Leslie Coleote Jose Luis Herrera Ixchel Quiroz
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Do you think it would be a good idea for kids at a young age to be taught about mental health? This would teach them about their own mental issues and give them an idea of how to get help.

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Briana Littleton Karla Miranda Per6 g10 Brianne Mays Centurion Barron Turner Jimerson Dianne Dominque Cruz Giovanni Garcia Maciel Angelina Faaeteete Melissa Banuelos Belinda Hernandez Leslie Coleote Jose Luis Herrera Ixchel Quiroz
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End Of Life Option

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Here in California we passed the End Of Life Option Act allowing doctor assisted suicide if medically allowed. But, this allows insurance companies to deny regular treatments and instead offer the "suicide drug" this has happened in every state that has passed the law. Including here in California the woman it happened to was denied chemotherapy and instead offered the drug. What are your thoughts on this? (We will be releasing a change.org petition soon for support of modifiying the law to fix this issue.)

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lack of homeless shelters

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The problem is the lack of homeless shelters in alemeda county and we are trying to develop a policy to make homeless people get out of the streets. What would a good policy be ? How would we relate this to policy?

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Oscar Orozco Janeth Preciado Vargas
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Police brutality is a very viral topic that is talked about nationwide. The problem with some police officers is that they use excessive force when is not necessary. There are existing policies that punish police officers who do use excessive force. One of the policies there is  "under the color or authority" which punishes police officers either by imprisonment no longer than 1 year or by having them pay a fine. On top of that they get fired. So there is policies that punish police officers who use excessive force. We need your help by suggesting reforms that would help our communities get together to stop police brutality and build healthy relationships with police officers. I would also appreciate it if you express your personal opinion on how you feel about the punishments police officers get vs a general person. Is it enough? Do they need more punishment? Is it fair?

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Oscar Orozco Janeth Preciado Vargas
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Gang Violence

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In communities where there is a high number a gang related crimes they don't have any positive role models. What ideas do you have on how we can get more positive role models into these communities and how would they impact those communities?

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Oscar Orozco Janeth Preciado Vargas
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Oscar Orozco Cynthia Guerrero
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Ive walked the streets of Oakland many times.  every time I go to oakland I recall seeing women dressed in raggedy and reveling clothing. I worry about them and notice a handful of them getting into cars not knowing who shes getting into the car with. How do you think we can help these women?

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Oscar Orozco Cynthia Guerrero
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How can we stop obesity?

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Per4 g5 Tyler King Adrian Rodriguez Centurion Barron Abu Sarnor Janeth Preciado Vargas Leilani Ramirez
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Obesity is a very serious problem. So many people die from obesity because of heart attacks, strokes, and many more. Does any one have any opinions on obesity or ideas about how to stop it or at least slow it down?

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Health Care Clinic

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Per4 g1 Adrian Gutierrez
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How many athletes are unable to participate in school or outside-of-school sport activities because they were not able to complete or fulfill a physical?

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Longer Lunch

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Per4 g5 Cynthia Guerrero
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Do you believe that we should have longer lunches? Have you experienced lunch lines that are so long you had to wait until later to get your lunch and only have less than 10 minutes to eat it all? What if you have to make up a test or quiz that you cannot make up at any other time because you're doing something after school? Many people complain about these lines, in which many people cut into and therefore is not fair to those that have been waiting in line for a long while. What is your opinion on this? Do you believe Arroyo's lunch times should be longer, or are they fine the way they are?

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Distracted Driving

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Per4 g5 Cynthia Guerrero
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Distracted driving is a huge problem nowadays because we live in a technological age. According to a recent study, an average person checks their phone 46 times a day. The National Safety Council reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each year. Do you believe a textalyzer(a device similar to a breathalyzer in which it scans a phone for activity before leading up to a crash) and raising fines for distracted driving will decrease accidents caused by distracted driving?

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Health Center

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Janeth Preciado Vargas Cynthia Guerrero
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Health care is difficult for some children to receive. Some may not even be able to go to their own doctor nor have access to health insurance. Having a health center in schools would be more convenient for those students who are in need of help or may be injured and need aid. Health centers could also benefit not only students but also staff members. 

 

What is your opinion on campus health centers? Do you think schools are required to have health centers? Are there any suggestions to be able to get a health center?


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  Research says that nearly 70 percent of youth in the juvenile justice system have disabilities. Disabled individuals make up a third to half of all people killed by law enforcement officers.  Why are not police officers trained for all disabilities.Do you feel that police use the right amount of force in general? 

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Community Policing

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Janeth Preciado Vargas Arlete Reyes
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Do you think police working and building strong relationships with the Oakland community, can help to lower the number of police shootings?

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Janeth Preciado Vargas Arlete Reyes
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distractions on the road

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Cynthia Guerrero
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what distraction are there when people are driving help us find out and give your opinions for how to fix.

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Cynthia Guerrero
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special education

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Cynthia Guerrero
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Have you ever had a special ed kid slow down your class because they did not have assistance and the teacher was lecturing or busy? We are trying to solve that problem by having more aids for those students but many teachers have been laid off. What are some suggestion to solving this problem ?

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Cynthia Guerrero
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Gun Control

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Per4 g4
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Do you guys think that the United States should have stricter gun laws?

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Per4 g4
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Is minimum wage a livable wage.

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Per4 g4 Abu Sarnor
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According form our surveys 82 percent of people are somehow affected by minimum wage in the community of San Leandro. I was wondering if there is any solution to making minimum wage a livable wage?

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Per4 g4 Abu Sarnor
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School Lunch

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Luis Moreno Lechuga Centurion Barron Dalaysia Jackson Kiara Barragan Ximena Ugalde Giovanni Garcia Maciel Kaylee McDonald My Nguyen Olga Varkentin Karen Serrano Belinda Hernandez
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There are many issues with school lunches from the look and the taste. Everyone is a different size and have a different metabolism so why feed everyone the smallest amount of food to grown high school students. Do you agree with this? What else can go wrong besides the taste of what we`re getting feed. 

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Luis Moreno Lechuga Centurion Barron Dalaysia Jackson Kiara Barragan Ximena Ugalde Giovanni Garcia Maciel Kaylee McDonald My Nguyen Olga Varkentin Karen Serrano Belinda Hernandez
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Community Policing

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Tyler King Rhianna Ramirez
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Do you feel safe around police officers? if not what is it that makes you not feel safe and what do you think can be done to make you feel safer?

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Tyler King Rhianna Ramirez
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Teacher payment

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Eric Ozburn Dianne Dominque Cruz Armando RuizDeChavez Leslie Coleote Miguel SosaNegrete Jacob Rangel Dominic Cherry Kaya RamirezBlake Cesar Zepeda William Belford
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Any thoughts on a certain number of how much money teachers should get? How does $32/hour sound?

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Eric Ozburn Dianne Dominque Cruz Armando RuizDeChavez Leslie Coleote Miguel SosaNegrete Jacob Rangel Dominic Cherry Kaya RamirezBlake Cesar Zepeda William Belford
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Teenage pregnancy prevention and counseling centers.

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Leilani Ramirez Carlos Martinez Juan Flores Jose Luis Herrera
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Our goal is to create more pregnancy counseling and prevention Centers where girls and guys can go talk to someone who can inform them about the consequences of getting pregnant/having a child at a very young age. We would like to see more youths come in to these center to receive help and knowledge about becoming a parent at a young age.

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Leilani Ramirez Carlos Martinez Juan Flores Jose Luis Herrera
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Are police officers trained to handle disabled people?

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Leilani Ramirez
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Police officers are no trained well to handle disabled civilians.  They are not trained enough with disabled people because more than half of the people killed in the united states have a disability.  Why don't they train to handle disabled people?  How much training would they need to handle disabled people?  How long would they have to train to handle disabled people?

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Leilani Ramirez
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RENT CONTROL (ALAMEDA COUNTY)

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Carlos Marroquin
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 Are you aware if you have rent control or not? Do you even know what rent control is? Or what the policy states? If so, what are some changes in the policy would you like to see?

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Carlos Marroquin
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RENT CONTROL

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Leilani Ramirez
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 Are you aware if you have rent control or not? Do you even know what rent control is? If yes, what are somethings about the policy you would like to see a change in?

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Leilani Ramirez
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Lowering Hayward's rent control

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Rent is a big issue right now specially in the bay area, even for those city's that have rent control. In Hayward, rent can be Raised up to 5% or even 10% if it wasn't raised the past year & this is a huge increase that affects a lot of low income people. Do you agree that this percentage should be lowered? and what changes do you think it'll make ?

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Money management

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Carlos Martinez Rocio Castaneda Leslie Garcia April Rubio Jose Luis Herrera Leslie Coleote
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Our civic action project is money management, young adults should Learn how to handle their money and how to spend it wisely. Basically we will give young adults advice/techniques on what they should and shouldn't spend their money on and what are some ways they can save their money. The issue with young adults is that they are entering the real world and since most young adults had everything provided for them by their parents , it can be useful for them to know how to save and manage their money and to teach them to buy necessities first and luxuries later.

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Carlos Martinez Rocio Castaneda Leslie Garcia April Rubio Jose Luis Herrera Leslie Coleote
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