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CONEY ISLAND COMMUNITY PROFILE
TITILAYO OWOEYE
DAWN CHISHOLM
ETH/316 ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILTY
SEPTEMBER, 2012

Coney Island is a cape and beach on the Atlantic Ocean in southern Brooklyn, New York City, New York, in the United States. Coney Island is known mainly as amusement parks sites, and recently, the area has become the home of the minor league baseball team the Brooklyn Cyclones as of the opening of the MCU Park. Once According to the 2010 census, there were a total of 19,378,102 people living in Coney Island. Most of the people of Coney Island are unemployed living on some kind of welfare or income from the government but those that work range from school districts, city jobs, U.S postal Service, and security jobs. The median household income of the people that work is $30,000. Members of community of Coney Island often interact at Parades such as the Coney Island Mermaid Parade and the Brooklyn day Parade. The community of Coney Island has also sponsored the annual Coney Island Film Festival every October held at the , as well as events like the Burlesque At The Beach, and Creep show at the Freak show (an interactive Halloween-themed event).Coney Island also houses different types of churches, various grocery stores, discount stores, retail stores, beauty stores and salons, the Coney Island Museum, The New York Aquarium, and the Key Span Park opened to host the Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball team. These are few of the many events and festivals that the members of the community of Coney Island interact to bring its members together. Every individual living in Coney Island has the responsibility in the community to keep Coney Island as safe and clean as possible. This they have done by picking up after themselves and their dog when walked, participating or supporting community events. In the Coney Island, neighbors look out for each other and their families which have helped to keep the community safe. The responsibility of the...
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