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1 Ms. Santiago JHS 143 Youth Problems during the summer in District 6 Youth Problems during the summer in District 6

2 Steps of the Public Policy Analyst (PPA) Define the Problem Define the Problem Gather the Evidence Gather the Evidence Identify the Causes Identify the Causes Examine an Existing Policy Examine an Existing Policy Develop New Solutions Develop New Solutions Select the Best Solution Select the Best Solution Feasibility vs. Effectiveness Feasibility vs. Effectiveness

3 Vandalism, assault, robbery, stabbings, altercations, teenage pregnancies, drug dealing and drugs during the summers months in Washington Heights, District 6, in New York City by middle schools students. Step 1: Define the Problem

4 Jail time for juveniles Jail time for juveniles elderly people being hospitalized, and their life being interrupted elderly people being hospitalized, and their life being interrupted cars, buildings, and small cars, buildings, and small businesses being robbed and businesses being robbed and vandalized. vandalized. Step 2: Gather the Evidence

5 Personal testimonies of small business owners Personal testimonies of small business owners landlords landlords community precinct community precinct teenagers lingering in the streets of Washington Heights during the summer months. teenagers lingering in the streets of Washington Heights during the summer months. Step 2: Gather the Evidence

6 There are no community programs for youth. There are no community programs for youth. There are no Boys or Girls Club in the community. There are no Boys or Girls Club in the community. No supervision by low paying working class parents, who have to work two jobs to maintain their family No supervision by low paying working class parents, who have to work two jobs to maintain their family Teenagers with no concrete outlets Teenagers with no concrete outlets One city park and recreation center, High bridge Park and Recreation Center in the community One city park and recreation center, High bridge Park and Recreation Center in the community An overcrowd public recreation center An overcrowd public recreation center Step 3: Determine the Causes

7 Police Community Program-Pal and Community Based Organization- Alliance Dominicana Police Community Program-Pal and Community Based Organization- Alliance Dominicana Both social programs alleviate the social problem, however, the programs only have room for a certain amount of teenagers Both social programs alleviate the social problem, however, the programs only have room for a certain amount of teenagers Government cut backs of social programs Government cut backs of social programs Both programs should be strengthened and improved to service more youth and meet their needs. Both programs should be strengthened and improved to service more youth and meet their needs. Government should create more social programs for inner city teenagers Government should create more social programs for inner city teenagers Step 4: Examine an Existing Policy

8 Summer Youth Employment Summer Youth Employment Construction of another New York City’s park and recreation center Construction of another New York City’s park and recreation center More community based program More community based program All these programs’ effectiveness would alleviate the current social problem, but it is not feasible for local, state, federal government’s budgets All these programs’ effectiveness would alleviate the current social problem, but it is not feasible for local, state, federal government’s budgets Step 5: Develop New Policies

9 Summer Youth Employment if funded by corporate America and the government, would fully alleviate the social problem, It will teach today’s youth Summer Youth Employment if funded by corporate America and the government, would fully alleviate the social problem, It will teach today’s youth financial responsibilities financial responsibilities work ethics work ethics sportsmanship sportsmanship team work team work character education character education self-esteem self-esteem It will provide teenagers with a constructive and concrete outlet during the summer months Step 5: Develop New Policies


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