Duval County Community Health Assessment and Intervention Duval County is located in Northeast Florida and it had an estimated 864,263 residents in 2010 (U.S. Census Bureau). Jacksonville is the largest city in the county and it is also the largest city in Florida. Duval County was established in 1822 and named after governor of Florida Territory, William Pope Duval. It is 918.24 square miles. Only 773.3 square miles are land and the remaining area is water from the Atlantic Ocean.
* In 2010, the prevalence of household food insecurity in suburban areas was 12.6 percent (6.2 million households), and the prevalence of very low food security was 4.6 percent (2.3 million households). * In 2010, 4.8 percent of all U.S. households (5.6 million households) accessed emergency food from a food pantry one or more times. * In January 2012, approximately 11.4% (or 911,412 people) of Virginians participated in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (formerly known as Food Stamp program). This is an 8.2% increase over the prior
Running head: SCHOOL DATA REVIEW School Data Review Ronald Smith Grand Canyon University EDA 530 March 24, 2010 Demographics and FARMS Affect on Test Scores Somerset County Maryland is located on the southern tip of the eastern shore of Maryland. It is a small county with approximately 25,000 people. Even though it is a small county, one of the smallest in Maryland, it is very diverse. The school district is also very small. There are fewer than three thousand students attending the county’s five elementary schools, one middle school and two high schools.
A large number (33 percent) of the poor live in inner cities, the suburbs, small towns, and rural communities. In 2008, one third of the nation's poor lived in suburbs. Myth #4: Most of the poor are single mothers. Of all families living in poverty,51 percent are single mothers and their children, but 40 percent of married-couple families and 9 percent of father-headed households are poor. Myth #5: Most of the poor are older Americans.
The other main crime that people receiving welfare can be accused of is "dependency." In August 1996, after 18 months of debate, Congress passed and President Clinton signed into law the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act. This welfare reform law has transformed the way the nation helps its neediest citizens it ended 61 years of AFDC guaranteed cash assistance to every eligible poor family with children. Gone is the promise of a government check for parents raising children in poverty. In its place are 50 state programs to help those parents get jobs.
 Boston is also the anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.5 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan area in the country.  Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 7.6 million people, making it the fifth-largest Combined Statistical Area in the United States.  In 1630, Puritan colonists from England founded the city on the Shawmut Peninsula.  During the late 18th century, Boston was the location of several major events during the American Revolution, including the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party. Several early battles of the American Revolution, such as the Battle of Bunker Hill and the Siege of Boston, occurred within the city and surrounding areas.
This number has grown to the greatest level of people in 52 years. ß With more and more adults being laid off from jobs, the average American family is bringing about $50,000 as of 2010. ß In many cases families are more worried about if they will be about to keep their house or be able to provide food for kids. They are not and can’t wonder if they will be able to make enough money to pay for their child’s public education. Argument #3- The federal government is paying $7,500 a year to put children in America through school. ß But, right now 20 million children are currently on the Free and Reduced lunch programs provided by schools.
Unfortunately, this is not a valid argument since only 4 percent of the minimum wage workers are single parents. Most minimum wage earners are under 25 years of age and are not the sole breadwinner for the family. They tend to come from middle-class families, are still in school and only work part-time. Statistics shows that 79 percent of these people only work part time. Approximately 62 percent are still obtaining their education, and only 22 percent live below the national poverty line.
Data on Somalis is limited and have been supplemented using the Advanced Query tool from the U.S. Census. In the 2000 Census, 11,164 people reported Somali ancestry. The 1999 estimate of Somali population in Minnesota was 6,000 with a range of 4,500 to 7,500. The multiplier (3.8) used in the estimates was derived from a small sample of Somali families in a Minneapolis school. According to Census 2000, about 28 percent of Somalis are between the ages of 6 and 17 (unfortunately, single year of age is unavailable).
Persuasive Letter Nursing 405 Brent Fleming May 17, 2012 Dan Brady State Representative 88th Legislative District 200-8N Stratton Bldg. Springfield, Illinois, 62706 Representative Brady, The windshield survey conducted in LeRoy, Illinois revealed many in this small town as well as McLean county itself suffer from obesity and overweight. According to the Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC) 2012 statistics 35.7% of all Americans are considered obese (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012). According to the Healthy People 2010 initiatives the goal across the nation was to reduce obesity to 15%. To date no state has met this goal but has an increased rate