Federal Policy Analysis and Recommendations Assignment Overview So far in the project, you have explored a social problem, selected a relevant federal policy, and analyzed the policy’s development and potential impacts. These assignments have not only enabled you to demonstrate mastery of the course competencies, but have provided you with an initial experience with federal policy analysis, a valuable professional practice for your work as a social worker. By successfully completing this assignment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following EPAs and practice behaviors: Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice C2.GP.A Apply and communicate understanding of the importance of diversity and difference in shaping life experiences into practice at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Related Assignment Criteria: 1. Analyze the social justice issue and its connection to the chosen population, including addressing cultural values, privilege, and power in your analysis. 2. Analyze the federal policy and its connection to the social justice problem and the targeted population. Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice C5.GP.B: Assess how social welfare and economic policies impact the delivery of and access to social services.