Research a local community or state issue of your choice in which advocacy efforts were executed.

Write a 1,500- to 2,000-word paper discussing the influence of the social and political environment on advocacy efforts in relation to the delivery of Human Service. Address the following:

  • Research an issue in your local community or state where advocacy efforts impacted the social and political climate.  Examples could include:
    • childhood obesity,
    • gun violence (as it relates to human services),
    • opiate abuse and other prescription drug addictions,
    • immigration,
    • women’s health,
    • youth diversion programs,
    • unemployment.
  • Analyze the social and political climate in which your issue has existed and how advocacy has influenced Human Service programming or delivery changes in the last 10 years.
  • Identify the advocates and stakeholders and assess how their roles influence the advocacy process.
  • Elaborate on how advocacy efforts have influenced current attitudes and policies towards issues that affect human services.
  • Profile how advocacy efforts have evolved and changed over time to influence the interaction of human systems.
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the advocacy work and the impact on the access to services and community resources.

Cite at least two peer-reviewed sources.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Ultra Fast Custom Academic Help

Order Now