Social Justice and City Planning

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  • How do you think the lay out of our city impacts the people who live there?
  • Do you notice any patterns in where certain resources (such as: grocery stores, coffee shops, landfills, libraries, schools, and landfills) are located?
  • Are all resources distributed evenly between all areas of our city? How do we know?
  • What is in the median income of the different areas of our city? What patterns do you notice between distribution of resources and average income?
  • How do we know people are being treated fairly or unfairly based on the patterns you noticed in our city's layout?
  • How can we connect city planning and social justice to our main unit of sustainability?
  • What resources does someone need to be sustainable in their community?
  • What areas appear to have these resources? Which do not?
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