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
Filtering by Category: Housing & Population
A tri-fold exhibit discussing the relations between Tech Boom, Gentrification, and Population change in the Bay Area.
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.