Public Health and Improvements
Community ResourcesResearch a selected local, national, or global nonprofit organization or government agency from the list provided. Determine how the organization or agency contributes to public health and safety improvements, promotes equal opportunity, and improves the quality of life within the community. Submit your findings in a 3–5 page report.Choose the organization or agency you are most interested in researching:American Red Cross.Habitat for Humanity.United WayDoctors Without Borders.The Salvation Army.United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).Centers for Disease Control andPrevention (CDC).National Center for Transgender Equality.National Resource Center on LGBT Aging.Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders.Equal Justice Initiative.National Alliance to End Homelessness.Urban Triage.World Health Organization.The Arc: For People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.Alliance for Retired AmericansFutures Without Violence.Blue Campaign: What Is Human Trafficking?Covenant House.Cultural Survival.Cite at least three credible sources from peer-reviewed journals or professional industry publications published within the past 5 years that support your research findings.Graded RequirementsThe research requirements, outlined below, correspond to the grading criteria in the assessment scoring guide, so be sure to address each point.Explain how the organization’s mission and vision enable it to contribute to public health and safety improvements. Include examples of ways a local and/or global initiative supports organizational mission and vision and promotes public health and safety.Evaluate an organization’s ability to promote equal opportunity and improve the quality of life in the community. Consider the effects of social, cultural, economic, and physical barriers.Assess the impact of funding sources, policy, and legislation on the organization’s provision of services. Consider the potential implications of funding decisions, policy, and legislation for individuals, families, and aggregates within the community.Explain how an organization’s work impacts the health and/or safety needs of a local community. Consider how nurses might become involved with the organization.Organize content so ideas flow logically with smooth transitions; contains few errors in grammar/punctuation, word choice, and spelling.Apply APA formatting toin-text citations and references exhibiting nearly flawless adherence to APA format. Write with a specific purpose and audience in mind.Adhere to scholarly and disciplinary writing standards and APA formatting requirements.