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Reasons Why Children Join Gangs

Reasons Why Children Join Gangs
To keep youths way from trouble, it’s important to know why children join gangs in the first place. Unless you know the facts, preventing it from happening can be very difficult. Protection Some kids join these groups because it gives them shelter and protection. If they are living in a place where violence is a daily occurrence, they’ll think that joining these groups will be the solution. The threat can also come from other groups. Often, youths may feel they can’t just stand aside and be neutral. Because they’re afraid that they might be victimized, they choose to take sides. Unfortunately this often leads to more trouble instead. Trying to Fit in Another reason why children join gangs is to be cool with their friends. What happens is that they have a friend who is part of the group....

Why is Volunteering Important?

Why is Volunteering Important?
There are many answers to the question, why volunteering is important. Even though it’s not something you will get paid for, the benefits are actually greater than the money itself. To Improve Community Life One good reason why volunteering is important is that it goes a long way towards creating a healthy community. Kids who agree to take part in tidying up their classrooms and surrounding areas, promote cleanliness. This in turn helps the community to find motivation to combat pollution and trash. It encourages more people to take an active part in cleaning up. In the end, everyone benefits from it. Of course, this isn’t just limited to cleaning the environment. Those who willingly take part in tree planting, animal caring and so on also contribute to the betterment of society. To...

Why Mexican Immigrants Came to America?

Why Mexican Immigrants Came to America?
“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shores…” These sympathetic words incribed on a bronze plaque in the interior of the pedestal of the statue of Liberty seem to escape from the silent lips of Lady Liberty herself and whispered into the ears of waves of immigrants from the Old World as they sailed past her upon their arrival at New York Harbor. Historically, America is a nation that was built by immigrants from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin American countries. Immigrants came to escape religious persecution or famine in their own countries or to look for better opportunities hoping to make some money to send back home to their families. And, quite a number came for adventure. The predominantly...

Why Do People Volunteer?

Why Do People Volunteer?
For someone who doesn’t do it, trying to understand why people volunteer can be difficult. This becomes even more so when the task is dangerous. But there are several motives that can be used to explain this. Belief in the Cause Whenever there have been wars, there have been those who made the decision to join the battle. For these individuals, it’s all about fighting for what they believe is right. It’s not that they’re unaware of the dangers, but it’s something they’re willing to go through. For many, the consequences of not joining will be much worse. During World War I, thousands of Europeans joined on their own volition. That scene is repeated throughout history when wars are fought. For several individuals, the answer to why people volunteer is all about belief in the cause....