Demographics (racial and economic descriptors)
Geography (where is it, key geographical features relevant to the local economy)
Governance — what does the power structure look like — at a glance
What is it? Reasons why the problem exists and is growing (if it is)
Who does the problem affect? (who benefits, who gets hurt).
Why are you interested in this area/problem
Tell me why you want to focus on this area and problem. Sell it to me. This is your elevator pitch to the Mayor to get an ‘ok’ to explore the topic further.
link to article : https://atlantaregional.org/top-10-challenges/improving-third-grade-reading-skills/
“Improving Educational Outcomes” is the title of my problem within my urban area that i would like to focus on.