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Urban Scholars

 

The Urban Scholars team researched the realities of urbanization and created a documentary focusing a critical spotlight on the process of gentrification at the local, national and international levels.  Especially as it relates to impoverished people of color in North Minneapolis, Minnesota. The documentary aims to educate viewers about the negative aspects of urbanization, which is often deemed progressive and necessary despite the results on existing populations

Film/Documentary, Economics, Human & Civil Rights, Housing & Population, Documentary High School, Human Geography

Published on by Elsa Calvillo.

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Tech Reversal

Tech Reversal

 

After making the connections between the tech industry in the Bay Area and the rapid displacement of low income community members and increase in homelessness. These students wanted to help those negatively affected by the tech sector with technology. They created a website to showcase an app   they would like to develop and offer to those who find themselves unable to take care of their basic human needs.

Economics, Human & Civil Rights, Housing & Population, Innovation Social Studies, Middle School

Published on by Elsa Calvillo.

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