The ever growing population in Albany, New York is now approximately 19,306,183 residents. Of the 19,306,183 people residing in Albany, New York more than half, 67.9% make up my race. Albany, New York has 15.9% average of African American, 15.1% of Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% of Native American or Alaskan Native, and 5.5% of Asian persons residing in the city. I am part of 67.9% bracket of Albany, New York. I understand that we do not live in a perfect world and I know that not all people feel the way I do when it comes to racial differences. However, I feel the differences brought to our community from the various ethnic groups and races enrich our community and city. Our city embraces the similarities and differences of those in our community.
During our summer months, Albany has a free concert series that is offered to Capital Region residents. The summer concerts occur every Thursday and are called Alive at five. I make an attempt to attend the concerts because they showcase various cultural music types and dedicate that Thursday night to the culture. This year included such concerts as Reggae night, Irish night, and Latin night. Albany also has a three day event in September that is dedicated to the Polish community. It is a celebration of the Polish-American culture. During this celebration, visitors learn about the culture through food, dance, and speakers.
[...] My Place of Employment I work for a local area hospital in Albany, New York. During our orientation at St. Peters Hospital we discuss in depth the core values of the organization. These core values include compassion, reverence for each person, community, hospitality, excellence, integrity, and courage. We show respect and consideration towards the differences of all human life that enters our doors. Every single patient is given the same respect regardless of ethnicity, race, religion and creed, or their sexual orientation. [...]
[...] Of the 19,306,183 people residing in Albany, New York more than half make up my race. Albany, New York has average of African American of Hispanic or Latino of Native American or Alaskan Native, and of Asian persons residing in the city. I am part of bracket of Albany, New York. I understand that we do not live in a perfect world and I know that not all people feel the way I do when it comes to racial differences. [...]
[...] An Understanding of Differences Racial indifference is something I would like to see overcome during my lifetime, but I understand that I do not live in a perfect world. I know that not all the Albany residents feel the way I do about others that reside in the Capital of New York. Ex Police Chief is a prime example of the hardships that some of our residents feel. As a member of the Caucasian race, I do not feel the adversity that the other ethnic groups feel, but I do have empathy for the other members in my community. [...]
[...] I want my city to embrace the cultural differences as well as I do. I enjoy learning about the cultures of our residents. New Beginnings for Albany, New York Following the Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal the plagued the city of Albany, Spitzer resigned from his role of New York's Governor. Spitzer's Lieutenant Governor, David A. Paterson then assumed the role of our Governor as of March Governor Paterson is the first African American Governor for the state of New York. [...]
[...] Retrieved September from The Times Union News Paper Online Web site: http://www.timesunion.com/aspstories/storyprint.asp?storyid=837151. Lyons, Brendan and Chris Churchill. (2009). Tuffey Said to Land Job with Friend's Company. Retrieved September from The Times Union News Paper Online Web site: http://www.timesunion.com/aspstories/storyprint.asp?storyid=840193. U.S. Census Bureau, The. (2006) Albany (city), New York. Retrieved September from The QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau. Web site: http://www.quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/36/3601000.html. [...]
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