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Close The Gap

The 5-part Close the Gap documentary series on race, class, and place disparities was created by the Twin Cities Public television (tpt) in close partnership with the Itasca Project and Twin Cities Compass & Wilder Research. The University of Minnesota Human Rights Center designed two companion guides to foster dialogue on ways to recognize and eliminate these race, class, and place disparities in our schools and communities.
 
The Educator Guide provides curriculum resources for engaging youth in grades 8-12. The Community Guide offers key discussion activities for Human Rights Commissioners, community leaders, and other interested individuals to better understand these disparities and their causes, as well as to work to overcome them.

We hope that these guides will encourage students, educators and community members to learn about race, class, and place disparities and take action to bridge the gap.

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To find trends, data and ideas for action - http://www.tccompass.org/disparities/index.php
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Educator Guide


The Educator Guide on Race, Class, and Place Disparities in the Twin Cities is a manual designed for teachers of grades 8-12 and community organizers working with youth.


Community Guide


The Community Guide on Race, Class, and Place Disparities in the Twin Cities is a manual designed for Human Rights Commissioners, community leaders, and other community organizers.