In this Small Group Discussion, you explore challenges surrounding policy agendas and the reasons why some proposals never make it to the decision maker.
By Day 3 (2 to 3 pages)
Post your responses to the following questions presented for Small Group Discussion:
- Many social issues do not receive the necessary attention from decision makers. Why might these issues be cast aside?
- Some issues lack sufficient support to ensure that they are added to decision-makers’ agendas. Why might this be?
- Some issues receive significant attention from decision makers. Why might these issues easily find their way onto decision makers’ agendas?
Be sure to support your post with specific references to this week’s resources. If you are using additional articles, be sure to provide full APA-formatted citations for your references.
Jansson, B. S. (2018). Becoming an effective policy advocate: From policy practice to social justice. (8th ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning Series.
Chapter 6, “Committing to an Issue: Building Agendas” (pp. 176-203)