CSU Fullerton: SOC 306


Community is Everywhere

According to businessdictionary.com, community can be defined as: self-organized network of people with common agenda, cause or interest, who collaborate by sharing ideas, information, and other resources. I experienced community on more than one account while... read more

Deadly winter forecast has homeless people on edge

This afternoon I was searching for the latest on homelessness and Smitty’s picture came up so I clicked on it. Theresa Walker, from the OC Register, wrote an article called, Deadly Winter has Homeless People on Edge. This article talks about the potential harm El Niño... read more

Future ideas of events

I already love the plans and ideas Ian has for his events but there’s always ways to improve. I  feel like there needs to be better leadership while the even is occurring. Besides us girls from the class, most of the people who volunteer are young teenagers who... read more

Is this the End?

There are only two class meetings left for our Sociology 306 class. However, that doesn’t mean it is the end of my participation with The Heart of Delight. I have become very fond of being part of the work that The Heart of Delight is doing. Not only do I intend on... read more

Walt Disney Helping Homeless Families

In our class we have mainly focused our attention to the homeless that we have around our community and helping them out. We have been able to help through donations, providing food, emergency shelters, and many other little things. It may not seem like a whole lot... read more

Affordable Housing

The homeless population continues increasing as it is difficult to afford rent with the standard of living so high. “In 2015, Orange County’s population was 3.15 million” which is such an outrageous number. The price of renting a two bedroom apartment in Orange... read more

Advocacy

It has come to the end of the semester and while working and writing about the homeless community  I have learned that the LGBTQ population is strongly represented among them. I strongly believe that the best way to address lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and... read more

Future in Humanity- Training

Last week, in class, Ariel Yarrish the founder of Future in Humanity came to our Sociology 306 class to do a training she does for case manager volunteers. The training is normally about 4-9 hours, but she tried to do it in one hour. Although she was going through the... read more

Skid Row Los Angeles

I decided to do my own small research regarding Skid Row in order to get more informed as I often hear about it. I came across an article and was stunned to hear that approximately 2,000 men and women live in the streets of Downtown Los Angeles. After watching the... read more