Effects Of Children On Inner Cities

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Introduction: Our main points are to help younger children in inner cities, help schools put programs together, and help structure kids’ lives. The way we will do this is to have after school sport programs. We also would help raise money and try to teach children the fundamentals of being an adult through sports. Group Problem Statement
Background:
Many students every year are forced to leave school and have nowhere to go. With many of these children in grades 1st-12th, the reason they have nowhere to go is because their parents are too poor for them to be able to pay for them to have a plan after school if the parents cannot make it. This has been a problem for many years and as poverty rises, it is only happening more. Many of these schools need extra money to be able to hold after school activities, whether it be a hangout after school or an athletic team. These kids need direction and with programs that offer these things, it can be very beneficial to the students.
Current Situation:
The problem is occurring in the more populated areas that have more students than they have money. Given that these areas have a higher poverty rate, many of these children are struggling to find post school activities. The problem has grown larger as more and more parents go to work every day and don’t get home until after their children get off. Also, that the wealth distribution in the US is getting much worse and that causes situations in which children are in need of healthy…

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