A lawsuit was filed against the city of Washington D.C. The suit claimed the the city's policies promoting gentrification discriminated against city residents that were older and lower-income.
Have your students analyze this real-life legal case! What do you do when something is good for one group of people but negative for another group of people? Students will wrestle with this issues as they think about the positive AND negative impacts of gentrification, perform a root cause analysis to determine the core problem, and write a policy to address issues created by gentrification.
Better for Whom? includes:
- Teacher's Guide
- PowerPoint presentation
-Student Sheets available as Word Documents AND editable PDF
-Pre-Made Braincandy Questions (Braincandy is a FREE online platform that allows students to take polls and answer questions in real-time)
All resources are available for download and on Google Docs!
Real Life + Real Legal Cases = Real Thinking & Real Engagement!
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