“Non-Profit Orgs and Community Health”
In this assignment you will identify a non-profit org or group, such as a community based organization (CBO) that serves a particular community in NYC, such as a community that you identify, and who’s main focus or mission is to improve or promote the health of the population, neighborhood or community that they serve. This could be a non-for-profit (501c3) organization, a civic group, a quasi-government organization, or a Faith-Based Org (FBO). We will review and discuss in class to explore these groups and other possible options for the subject of your paper, so you are perfectly clear as to what you may or may not choose as a topic for this assignment.
You should follow the outline below to present your discussion of the scope, mission and accomplishment of your CBO/Civic/FBO, in order to receive maximum credit for this assignment. Also, please adhere to the format at the end of these instructions.
Paper Outline: please follow the outline below closely, each part weighted individually 25%
Paper Format (Please follow carefully)
Paper should be 4-6 pages typed, double spaced, one-inch margins all around, 11 or 12 -point standard font (Times New Roman or equivalent). Please do not place your paper in binders or folders; a simple cover page with your name, course name, title of your paper, etc., and stapled in the upper left-hand corner will do.
Reference citation should be APA (author, date) style Only, exact quotes in quotation marks, and an alphabetized list of References should be included at the end of your paper. The APA style format manual is available in the LIU Library Learning Center and also online. A list of References should be included in your report.
Be prepared to give a brief presentation (3 to 5minutes) about your research paper and findings to the class as part of this assignment and your course grade. You may choose any presentation format (except reading your paper verbatim), but try to keep it 5 minutes or less.
Check the syllabus for the due date and schedule for presentations.
Submission and Due Date
A Term Paper Drop Box has been created on the course website in BlackBoard to submit your paper in one of the appropriate electronic formats, Word .doc, Adobe .pdf, etc. Please check the syllabus for the due date and submit your paper in electronic format in the Drop Box on or before the due date.
Submission of topic, brief synopsis Part A in Paper Outline ……..5pts
Paper Content, Format, Originality Parts B, C, D in Outline ……20pts
Class presentation (3 to 5 minutes) Optional Extra credit ………0-5pts
Total 25pts + extra credit
List of Resources below is a list of websites that might be helpful in searching for a CBO, NGO or FBO in NYC that is of interest to you and meets the criteria for the term paper assignment:
NYC Service http://www.nycservice.org/ (NYC.gov website that is a clearing house of volunteer orgs that offer opts for people seeking volunteer work in various fields, medical, education, health, environmental, etc.