What is a recent/relevant/discussed story that exemplifies the problem:Identify the connection between this story and YOUR perspective/argument on the topic:2-sentence thesis statement: what is the problem? Preview your solution.Section 2: Defining the problem or How did we get here?How did we get here?Define your key term (s)What are some other arguments for what the problem is? Why is your emphasis/perspective preferable to these other arguments?Why is this urgent now?Section 3: Proposal (2-3 pages)What are some proposed solutions that are out there currently? How is this problem being treated currently?What is your proposal?Intended consequences? Unintended consequences?How does this proposal address the problem you have laid out?What does this proposal offer that other existing proposals do not offer?