Define the issue and provide information (citations) on the prevalence of it on a local and national level.

1. Define the issue and provide information (citations) on the prevalence of it on a local and national level. Use statistical and other data to support your statements.
2. Discuss which communities are affected and provide sources to back up this claim
3. Discuss the historical underpinnings that are the root of the issue.
4. Identify a political representative and discuss the efforts made to address these disparities/disproportionalities and the unintended results when they are not addressed.
5. Discuss the role of social work in addressing the issue on macro, mezzo, and micro levels of practice.