Perspectives

Building a Better Future

How to use policy interventions to help address key societal issues

​Every child should be given the opportunity to grow up to become a happy, healthy, and productive member of society. Yet, with approximately 20% of children living under the poverty line, 1 in 3 adults classified as obese, 2 and approximately 40% of students in big cities with high concentrations of low-income areas not graduating high school, 3 this opportunity is at risk. Government and other organizations should do their part to impact these social ​outcomes.

​As government begins to tackle new sets of issues, government can use policy interventions to drive change on a large scale. In this paper, policy interventions are defined as legislative and regulatory actions that address issues facing large populations. To help government effectively plan and implement policy, we’ve identified three potential steps. Download article to learn more. 

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