Select a community. Ideally, the community that you select should be one that you are not familiar with, so you can learn about the community.
Step 2:
Create a research question keeping in mind that the essay will define the community, provide background information on the community, research a problem facing the community, and offer solutions and roadblocks to that problem.
Step 3:
Conduct research. It is a good idea to use basic research at this stage through articles.