Identify a social policy at each of the three levels of government (local, state (NEW JERSEY), and federal) that impacts well-being and social services.
Describe how social policy can impact social service delivery and access to social services. You can provide examples to support your response. (1-2 paragraphs).
Develop, advocate for, and analyze social policy to advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice. 1) Identify a social policy issue that you will address in this assignment. a) Provide evidence of the current (within the past 5-8 years) scope and impact of this issue/problem. For example, identify who is primarily or directly affected by this issue/problem and who may be indirectly affected. Cite available statistics or appropriate sources. (3-4 paragraphs). b) Describe how the problem impacts human rights, social, economic, and environmental justice. (3-4 paragraphs) 2) Describe your suggestions to improve the policy response to this problem. Identify at least two specific improvements that you would make. (1-2 paragraphs) 3) Identify at least two stakeholders (individuals or groups) that you will include in your efforts to address this problem and discuss their role in the policy process. Consider the advantages and challenges of including stakeholders in the policy- making process. (2-3 paragraphs) 4) Describe at least two specific strategies that you will use to advocate for this policy. Discuss a potential benefit and challenge of each of your selected approaches to policy advocacy. (2-3 paragraphs) 5) Provide an analysis of your policy. Evaluate the expected impact of the policy on the advancement of human rights and social and economic and environmental justice for the intended individuals. Consider the influence of the social, economic, and political environment in achieving the goals of your policy. (3-4 paragraphs).