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Troost Divide

Screenshot of Troost Divide

April 29, 2020 | By

Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

MY World 360° April 2020 Playlist selection

We drove a mile, across Troost Avenue in Kansas City to demonstrate the income inequality and the difference a mile can make.

Producers: Ian Gram, Cade Lawrence, Tevan H.

Sustainable Development Goals addressed:
Goal 1: No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhere; Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure – Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation; Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities – Reduce inequality within and among countries

Discussion Prompts

  • What do you think is meant by the phrase, “Troost Divide”?
  • Can you think of other communities like this one where income inequality exists?
  • What types of policies and actions contribute to this kind of inequality and division, and what policies and actions would contribute to ending it?

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