Policies that effect crime. War on Poverty, Youth
For this scholarly activity, you will do further research on one of the three projects discussed in your textbook. Please select one of the following: the Chicago Area Project, the Mobilization for Youth, or the War on Poverty.
Within your scholarly activity, include responses to the following points:
Explain the particular policy you chose and the effect it has had.
Was it effective in fighting crime, preventing crime, or both?
From your perspective, what could make this more effective?
What were the disadvantages to this particular project?
Explain the policy that influenced this project.
Your scholarly activity must be a minimum of two pages in length, not counting the title and reference pages. You are required to use at least two outside sources; one source must be from the CSU Online Library. All sources used, including the textbook, must be cited and referenced.
War on Poverty
The war on poverty in the country is one that has been waged for a very long time by both the state and federal governments. The war on poverty is aimed at improving the livelihood and welfare of the people since poverty tends to reduce the quality of life that is led by the people (Thompson, 2015).