Explaining the Problem
This section should included answers to the following questions in paragraph format with in-text citations:
What is the problem? What evidence is there that the problem exists? Is it serious or widespread? What has caused the problem? Are there disagreements in the community about the problem? What are controversies and/or conflicts that already exist with regards to this problem? Who are the different stakeholder groups? What is the government’s stake in solving the problem?
Part B: Coming up with the Solution
This section should include two to three possible solutions, a description of pros and cons for each, and an explanation of why one of the solutions is the best option. In your solution section also explain the following in paragraph format with in-text citations:
What are the advantages and disadvantages for each solution? How does this solution minimize controversy and/or conflict? Which governmental agency is best set up to work each solution? Is there another civic group that could partner with the government to solve the problem? What are they, and what do they do? How can the government partner with them?
Part C: Implementing the Solution
This section should include responses to the following questions in paragraph format with in-text citations:
Who are the individuals and groups you need to get to support the best option solution? How will you do that? Who are the government agencies and officials you’ll need to get support from? What are the steps that would need to happen in order to implement your best option solution? What is the estimated timeline? What are the potential costs? How will they be paid for?
Part D: Works Cited Page
Correctly cite a minimum of three sources using MLA format