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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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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

Published on by Elsa Calvillo.

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