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  • PovertyToday:Guest SpeakersRed Cross and Coach ArtPoverty Globally

  • Social Location - Advantage WalkThe purpose of this exercise is to provide participants with an opportunity to understand the intricacies of social location in American society.

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  • Social Location - Advantage WalkCommon themes in reflectionsBiggest advantages listed: parents, grandparents, public school, health, overall appreciationObstacles: parents education, finances, alcoholism, parent that passed away, language barriersSome obstacles not mentioned in questions: emotional instability in home life, special learning needs, abuseQuestions reflect SOME aspects of social location, outline some of the topics we will look at this semester

  • Defining and Measuring PovertyPoverty: lack of resources necessary for well-being:FoodWaterHousingHealth care

  • Defining and Measuring PovertyRelative poverty: deficiency in material resources compared with some other population.

  • Defining and Measuring PovertyAbsolute poverty: Lack of resources that leads to hunger and physical deprivation Life threatening

  • Source: Corruption Perceptions Index 2012 by TransparencyInternational.orgPoverty Globally

  • Poverty Globally

  • Problems of PovertyHungerAIDSPneumoniaTuberculosisMalariaMeaslesDiarrhea 11 million children under the age of 5 die each year because of preventable diseases and malnutrition. World Health Organization

  • Work in groups of 5-6. Read the excerpt.Depending on your article, answer the following questionsPovertys DiseasesWhat is it?How many people die yearly worldwide?Why is it deadly?How is poverty a factor?What solutions/ treatments are there?Select 1-2 people from your group to share what you found, 1 recorder, 1 researcherDiseases and Non-profit OrganizationsNon-profit OrganizationsWhat is the mission of the organization?How does it work?Who does it help?Would you recommend others to donate time or money to this organization (why or why not)?Select 1-2 people from your group to share what you found, 1 recorder, 1 researcher

    15 minutesDont write on info sheet.

    Save paper-clips

    Write down answers and names

  • computerscreendoorBack of classTeam 1B Claudia L Osvaldo M Lizbeth G Gerardo L Britnee B AshleyTeam 2Flores Cynthia Nguyen Henry Mansour Eiriny Rodriguez Christian Akiba Chisato Kang Michelle

    Team 3Molina Areli Alvarez Rosio Chu Alex Pilone Alyssa Padilla Josue Campbell Catherine

    Team 4Holguin Madison Lucero Adriana Duran Marisol Liu Wen-Hao Marquez Wendy Garcia VivianaTeam 5Calaquian Meryl Cardenas Jose Cameron Jonathan Adams Shannon Escobar Vanessa Harden Jennifer

    Team 6Martin Sebastian Sanchez Wendy Carrillo Jasmine Kwak Samuel Winders Molly

    Team 7Khan Bisma Hirabayashi Marc Bedolla Ricky Perez Cynthia Zalenski PeterTeam 8Lam Thang Gonzalez Ana Barrera Sabrina Dheming Steve Hernandez Annie

    Team 9Kim Daniel Martinez Angie Kim Sara Ventura Alejandro Peper Derek

    Team 10Rangel Christopher Torres Mildred Ramirez Jessica Hernandez Joanna Cervantes NancyTeam 11McOsker Caoimhe Cananea Jessa Alvarez Lauro Ballesteros Sofia VCervantes Yunuen

  • Work in groups of 5-6. Read the excerpt.Depending on your article, answer the following questionsPovertys DiseasesWhat is it?How many people die yearly worldwide?Why is it deadly?How is poverty a factor?What solutions/ treatments are there?Select 1-2 people from your group to share what you found, 1 recorder, 1 researcherDiseases and Non-profit OrganizationsNon-profit OrganizationsWhat is the mission of the organization?How does it work?Who does it help?What can we do? Would you recommend others to donate time or money to this organization?Select 1-2 people from your group to share what you found, 1 recorder, 1 researcher

    15 minutesDont write on info sheet.

    Save paper-clips

    Write down answers and names

  • For your notesDiseases: write down name of disease and solutions

    Non-profits: write down name of organization and what they do

  • MalariaWhat is it? How many people die yearly worldwide?Why is it deadly?How is poverty a factor?What solutions/treatments are there?

  • MeaslesWhat is it? How many people die yearly worldwide?Why is it deadly?How is poverty a factor?What solutions/treatments are there?

  • TuberculosisWhat is it? How many people die yearly worldwide?Why is it deadly?How is poverty a factor?What solutions/treatments are there?

  • DiarrheaWhat is it? How many people die yearly worldwide?Why is it deadly?How is poverty a factor?What solutions/treatments are there?

  • PneumoniaWhat is it? How many people die yearly worldwide?Why is it deadly?How is poverty a factor?What solutions/treatments are there?

  • Feeding Americahttp://feedingamerica.org/What is the mission?How does it work?Who does it help?What can we do? Would you recommend others to donate time or money to this organization?

  • Wine to Waterhttp://www.winetowater.org/What is the mission?How does it work?Who does it help?What can we do? Would you recommend others to donate time or money to this organization?

  • Meals on Wheelshttp://www.mowaa.org/What is the mission?How does it work?Who does it help?What can we do? Would you recommend others to donate time or money to this organization?

  • Kivahttp://www.kiva.org/http://www.kiva.org/lend/342858http://www.kiva.org/lend/340654What is the mission?How does it work?Who does it help?What can we do? Would you recommend others to donate time or money to this organization?

  • Oxfamhttp://www.oxfam.orgWhat is the mission?How does it work?Who does it help?What can we do? Would you recommend others to donate time or money to this organization?

  • Mercy Corps http://www.mercycorps.orgWhat is the mission?How does it work?Who does it help?What can we do? Would you recommend others to donate time or money to this organization?

  • Pass up group work with first and last namesPass up info sheets re-attached with paperclips

  • Solutions to PovertyOrganizations mentioned are listed as Top 10 Poverty Fighting Non-Profits by TakePart.orgOther ways to be a part of the solution: www.charitynavigator.org This website provides rating as well as CEO compensation

  • View: The Way We Live. Ups and Downs of Global StratificationAnswer questions on Video Note Taking Guide while watching56 secs start-911-1316:30 How did Doctors Without Borders start?What is their charter?What is brain drain?How is the role of women a factor?What do you think about the increase in care workers in the United States from other countries?

  • Provide assistance in more than 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened due to:armed conflictepidemicsmalnutritionnatural disasters. 1999 Nobel Peace Prize

  • Next ClassRead article on website: Hunger in the United States

  • MalariaOver a million people die from malaria each yearSpread by mosquitoesAnti-malarial drug often not availableBest cure is prevention, mosquito nets for beds$6 donation can provide a net to save livesUNICEF, World Health Organization (WHO).

  • MeaslesA million deaths per yearDo not usually die directly of measles, but from its complicationsPreventable through vaccinesLess than $1 per vaccination can save lives

    UNICEF, World Health Organization (WHO).

  • TuberculosisKills well over 1.5 million people each yearHighly contagious one person can infect 15 Children can be vaccinated, adults cannotLong antibiotic treatment needed

  • DiarrheaKills 1.6 million people each year, almost all of them children. Result of unclean waterMalnutrition causes deathTreatable with a mixture of water, salt, and sugar that replenishes the lost fluids

  • PneumoniaKills more than 2 million children each yearContagiousNot enough doctors or health careSolution-train one person in each village to recognize symptoms and dispense antibiotics

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