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Question;Assignment 2: Taking Action;In;this course, you have been introduced to ethics, social problems, and;social policy. This assignment will prompt action from you to help;resolve a social issue. You must learn about a problem, find a piece of;legislation addressing your concern, and act to help solve the problem.;Using the textbook, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet, do the following;1. Identify the Problem;Select and research a social issue based on the course readings or personal interest.;Then, address the following;Define and describe the social issue in detail using a variety of relevant outside sources.;Explain the social context of the social issue.;Identify and describe ethical concerns related to the social issue.;Determine what population is most impacted by the social issue.;2. Find the Legislation;Use credible government sources to find and learn about a piece of legislation related to your chosen social problem or issue.;Then, address the following;Explain;how the piece of current legislation relates to the social problem or;issue. Make sure you provide a description of the piece of legislation.;3. Write an Advocacy Letter;In;order to help resolve the social issue, you must take action. Identify;your elected representative(s) and find their contact and e-mail;addresses.;Write an advocacy letter regarding the piece of legislation and your support of or opposition to it.;The;purpose of an advocacy letter is to support or oppose the legislation;that affects a social issue of concern to you. This letter is a way for;representatives to stay in touch with the constituents they represent.;The letter consists of a brief introduction identifying and addressing;the social issue of concern (through personal experience, if;applicable), an identification of the piece of current legislation that;addresses your chosen issue, and your request advocating your;representative to support or oppose the legislation.;Be sure to address the following in your letter;Identify the purpose of your letter.;Identify House bill (HR) or Senate bill (S) number of the legislation.;Briefly summarize the social problem or issue.;Explain the importance of the legislation as it relates to your issue.;Advocate for or against the legislation in a knowledgeable and respectable tone. This includes the following:Evaluating the proposed impact of the legislation on target population;Proposing possible ways the legislation can influence the social problem or issue;Download and review samples of advocacy letters. Use either of the sample letters as a template for your own letter.;Write;a 3?5-page report in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of;sources. Use the following file naming convention;LastnameFirstInitial_M3_A2.doc.;By Wednesday, January 30, 2013, deliver your assignment to the M3: Assignment 2 Dropbox.;Assignment 2 Grading Criteria;Maximum Points;Identify the Problem: Define and describe the social issue in detail using relevant outside sources. (Course Objective [CO] 1);24;Identify the Problem: Identify and describe ethical concerns and population(s) most impacted by this social issue. (CO 1, 4);28;Finding;the Legislation: Explain piece of current legislation related to social;problem/issue and evaluate legislation related to social problem or;issue. (CO 3, 4);28;Advocacy;Letter: Identify purpose of your letter, as well as, the House bill;(HR) or Senate bill (S) number of legislation. (CO 1, 2);20;Advocacy Letter: Analyze the importance of legislation related to problem or issue. (CO 3, 4);28;Advocacy Letter: Advocate for or against legislation in knowledgeable and respectable tone. (CO 4);28;Written Components: Organization. (12)Usage and mechanics. (12)APA elements. (16) Style. (4);44;Total;200


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