Category Archives: Resource Abundance/Scarcity

The Rode to Homelessness and How to Break the Cycle (by Yarden Shnayder)

In today’s world we take many things for granted, the food we eat, clothes we wear, jobs we have, and even our health. The only time we really see how fortunate we are is when we have those things taken away

The Rode to Homelessness and How to Break the Cycle (by Yarden Shnayder)

In today’s world we take many things for granted, the food we eat, clothes we wear, jobs we have, and even our health. The only time we really see how fortunate we are is when we have those things taken away

Homelessness in Portland (by Neo Rude)

Becoming More Informed: A Proposal Homelessness has been a problem in Portland for as long as I remember. I took public transportation to school since I was in seventh grade, and my bus route went right through the Old Town

Homelessness in Portland (by Neo Rude)

Becoming More Informed: A Proposal Homelessness has been a problem in Portland for as long as I remember. I took public transportation to school since I was in seventh grade, and my bus route went right through the Old Town

A Call to Help for Undocumented Immigrants (by Huong Nguyen)

Becoming Informed: A Proposal According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), among the many immigrants living in the U.S., between 11.5 to 12 million of them are illegal immigrants. However, the presence of these people has caused a tremendous

A Call to Help for Undocumented Immigrants (by Huong Nguyen)

Becoming Informed: A Proposal According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), among the many immigrants living in the U.S., between 11.5 to 12 million of them are illegal immigrants. However, the presence of these people has caused a tremendous

Ending the Cycle of Homelessness: House, Educate, Employ (by Caitlin Farasy)

Introduction My name is Caitlin Farasy, I am a pre-nursing student at Portland Community College. I was born and raised in the city of Portland and recently moved back from Phoenix. Upon returning to the city I love, I found

Ending the Cycle of Homelessness: House, Educate, Employ (by Caitlin Farasy)

Introduction My name is Caitlin Farasy, I am a pre-nursing student at Portland Community College. I was born and raised in the city of Portland and recently moved back from Phoenix. Upon returning to the city I love, I found

Youth Not Volunteering Enough? (Corbin Evans)

Introduction This research paper is based on a theme that I chose for Writing 122 at Portland Community College. My theme is health and wellness, although this research paper has definitely branched off from there and is more about the

Youth Not Volunteering Enough? (Corbin Evans)

Introduction This research paper is based on a theme that I chose for Writing 122 at Portland Community College. My theme is health and wellness, although this research paper has definitely branched off from there and is more about the

What Is More Effective In Reducing Food Insecurity In Oregon: Food Banks or Community Gardens? (by Hannah Halford)

Introduction: I am not an anomaly when it comes to my interest in wanting to help others that are disadvantaged by poverty and as a result are “food insecure”. Food insecurity is defined by the USDA as “is a household-level

What Is More Effective In Reducing Food Insecurity In Oregon: Food Banks or Community Gardens? (by Hannah Halford)

Introduction: I am not an anomaly when it comes to my interest in wanting to help others that are disadvantaged by poverty and as a result are “food insecure”. Food insecurity is defined by the USDA as “is a household-level

West Coast Is the Best Coast (by McKell Barrett)

I think that we can become desensitized to the homeless population because of how large that population is here. I spent 20 hours with them last term, and was introduced to a  lot of ideas that I didn’t know of

West Coast Is the Best Coast (by McKell Barrett)

I think that we can become desensitized to the homeless population because of how large that population is here. I spent 20 hours with them last term, and was introduced to a  lot of ideas that I didn’t know of