Urban Forest in Los Angeles
What is going on right now with this issue that makes it urgent or exigent? ( This can be your abstract)
What are the controversial issues?
What are the current policies?
What are the facts in this matter? ( numerical and non-numerical)
What do the experts say?
What does the common person say? ( lay testimony)
What are the important value issues surrounding this topic?
Summarize the positions of people in opposition to one another on this topic.
What are policies or solutions that people are suggesting?
What are the responses to those ideas?
Are there any organization or agencies that support some aspect of this issues? (Provide their name, position and contribution to the cause.)
What common ground, if any, can you find in the various groups?
End with a summary of what you learned through this exercise.