History of Sunnyside

In my project I wrote a timeline about the history of Sunnyside. From its beginnings as a farm to the present day, where it is currently dealing with gentrification issues. Click on the image to view the timeline:...

The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)

The ACLU or American Civil Liberties Union is a nonpartisan, non-profit organization. Their mission is to “to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States. The organization have many members, 1,000,000 members, they also get very good funding...

Exploring Where I live II

“In the city of Woodside, where I live, I walked around my neighborhood… Woodside is a very nice location to live. There isn’t too much attraction going on or too little attraction going on.” I remember writing this in the first assignment, ‘The Urban’ at 1st Glance. Yet, writing ‘The Urban at 2nd Glance,...

Public Trust Doctrine

Public Trust Doctrine is a principle talking about how certain natural and cultural resources are available only for the public to use. It is the government’s job to maintain and protect the resources that are available for the use by the public. A blog written by actor, Mark Ruffalo, wrote about how New York...

Privately-Owned Public Space(POPS)

Privately-Owned Public Space, also known as POPS, is an amenity constructed and maintained by the owner for public use in exchange for having more access to areas. These places are often located in commercial districts and other districts of similar nature. POPS are often achieved through a process called incentive zoning, however POPS have...

Nuit Debout- A French Social Movement

Countries around the world are having all sorts of issues, ranging from public space to labor reforms. On the date, March 31, 2016, France became another country with an issue that concerns its citizens around the country. Starting on the date of February 23,2016, protests started to ignite against labor reforms called El Khomri...

Internal Revenue Service

Source: Washington Times The Internal Revenue Service is the revenue service of the federal government. They are responsible of collecting taxes. The Internal Revenue Service is also responsible of overseeing programs like the Affordable Care Act. The first office was made in 1862, first time taxes were also collected. During this time, it help...

Income Disparities

  Source: http://www.youngprogressivevoices.com/2016/04/18/americas-youth-care-income-inequality/   The word income disparities means that income is distributed in an way that is not split the way it should be. From the statistics taken from the United States, it is determined that there is a huge gap between the poor and the rich. This should a problem that needs to be...

Exploring Where I live

Throughout the world, places suffer with poverty and are affluences. Certain places have more poverty than wealthy areas. In our assignment, we have to investigate what type of place we live in. In the city of Woodside, where I live, I walked around my neighborhood for at least an hour. Woodside is a very...

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