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Social Justice and Community Change
Building CURES with Community Social Justice Impact
- Use the historical practice of Redlining to examine how social and economic factors over the last century have created disparities in environmental conditions in our urban communities that have significant implications for human health, biodiversity and evolution
- Develop course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) that increase students’ understanding of Environmental Justice/ Social Justice issues using data-driven learning and authentic research experiences
- Use case studies to introduce progressive CURES for environmental science, biology and other STEM courses
Version: 1.0 Adapted From: Redlining and Climate Change v1.0
Graphing and mapping patterns of air quality in Los Angeles, California through an environmental justice lens.