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Stop the Hate & Spread the Hope

 

 

Examining the language used by American presidential candidates, students identified an increase in hateful rhetoric and behavior, specifically targeting Muslims and Latinos. The students have launched a campaign designed to share their experiences as immigrants. Through their stories, they want to help others who hold misperceptions and bias against immigrants to develop understanding and empathy.

Exhibit, Human & Civil Rights High School, Advanced Writing

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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

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Crisis in Syria

 

English Language Learners, and recent immigrants themselves,  looked at the causes of the Syrian conflict, the experience of migrants fleeing the violence, and the worldwide response to the crisis. This website was built to educate others on the issue and use authentic language to express their personal feelings, and deep understanding of how these global issues impact local communities.

 

Website, Human & Civil Rights, Human Development High School, Human Geography

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Going Public: The Experiences of Sexual Assault Victims

A blog that serves sexual assault victims in a  number of ways. From interviews of sexual assault victims coming out to friends and/ or familia to the personal reflections of the authors, this will hopefully be a positive resources for sexual assault victims seeking a community of people with similar experiences.

Website, Human Development, Human & Civil Rights, Global Health High School

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