HSM 270 Check Point- Needs and Problems Statement

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Check Point- Needs and Problems Statement • Create a needs and problem statement for the scenario. Use demographics and other community information from one of your local cities or, if you chose a program from Appendix B that mentions a specific city, you can research the status of the problem in that city. Demographics should include data from the US Census for your chosen city. The specific problem(s) that will be addressed in your proposal should be identified and supported with local and/or national research. I picked scenario two (The senior center) unfortunately the statistics changed dramatically since the original research was done. The senior population went from 60% to 9% and the poverty level went from 50% to 13%. I'm not sure how to work with these figures so I decided to use another city and
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Unformatted text preview: program for this assignment. Syracuse NY is the fifth largest city in New York state having a population of approximately 140,000 people. The metropolitan area serves over 700,000 people. Syracuse NY has a 27% poverty level and under 30% has a college degree. ( http://factfinder.census.gov/ ). Syracuse NY could use a community center for young adults. A program dedicated to helping young adults achieve their personal goals. Goals including personal, educational, and work related topics. The program offers one-on-one and group counseling used to help with self-esteem issues, GED classes with tutoring and education advancement, and job search and resume writing classes....
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2011 for the course HSM270 270 taught by Professor Mooney during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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