Schwab, Nikki. “Where Do We Stand on Gay Marriage?” US News. U.S.News & World Report, 10 July 2015. Web. 22 Feb. 2016. Although same-sex marriages are legal throughout the United States they’re are still a numerous amount of people who are against it. For an example, clerks who oppose gay marriages doesn’t have to give … Continue reading Annotated Bibliography 6
Perdue, Wendy Collins, Lesley A. Stone, and Lawrence O. Gostin. “The Built Environment and Its Relationship to the Public’s Health: The Legal Framework.” American Journal of Public Health. © American Journal of Public Health 2003, Sept. 2003. Web. 22 Feb. 2016. Built environments and public health goes hand in hand. The way the environment is … Continue reading Annotated Bibliography 5
Torres, Kristina. “Georgia House Passes ‘campus Carry’ Bill Legalizing Guns At…” Georgia House Passes ‘campus Carry’ Bill Legalizing Guns At…Atlanta Journal Constitution, 22 Feb. 2016. Web. 22 Feb. 2016. Today, the state House legalized carrying concealed guns on college campuses in Georgia. The debate took about and hour and a half to come to an … Continue reading Annotated Bibliography 4
When I first entered the class I knew this would be a very different and new experience. The learning style of this class is something I’m not used to. The academic writing process is totally different. Usually in English classes we would just be assigned papers and get an actual grade, but in this class … Continue reading Midterm Reflection
Scholl, Kathleen G., Gulwadi, Scholl. “Recognizing Campus Landscapes as Learning Spaces.” Journal of Learning Spaces. The University of North Carolina … Continue reading Recognizing Campus Landscapes as Learning Spaces
Bazelon, Emily. “Making Bathrooms More ‘Accommodating’.” The New York Times. The New York Times, 21 Nov. 2015. Web. 15 Feb. 2016. In Emily’s Bazelon article, “Making Bathrooms More Accomodating, discusses the most sex-segregated area: bathrooms. Bathrooms are separated and identified by pictures. The men restroom has a man on the door and women has a … Continue reading Making Bathrooms More “Accommodating”
The first site that I visited while strolling through Ormewood Park was Holy Comforter Episcopal Church. It’s located between Woodland Ave and Ormewood Ave. The church was founded in 1893 in the heart of Atlanta. It’s a very diverse church! That’s one of the key components that they’re known for. DIVERSITY! While taking pictures it was some sort of function going on and I saw many different ethnicities entering. Over half of the congregation suffers from mental illness therefore many different programs are held for them, numerous fellowships, and the church is also funded by Georgia Mental Health Consumers Network.
I kept seeing this huge building while riding through the neighborhood. I figured it was just an old building, but I got curious and approached it. I found out it was a school! Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (Middle Campus) officially opened in 2001. It currently has Kindergarten-8th grade. The school itself was actually two different charted schools merged. One was just named Neighborhood Charter school (Kindgerten-5th) and the other was named Atlanta Charted Middle School (6th-8th). It’s a tight knit community type school located in the neighborhood welcoming family, friends, and all diversity.
Although this wasn’t my first time visiting Ormewood Park due to my job being right near it, but this was my first time actually seeing Ormewood Park as more than a neighborhood. The neighborhood was originally a settlement for the Creek Indians back in the 1820s. They were eventually kicked off and was later settled … Continue reading Built Environment Overall: Ormewood Park