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Contemporary Group Projects

A sign reads Northfield: Land of colleges, contentment, and cowsMany call Northfield, Minnesota the land of contentment, but it is also a borderland and a community divided. In this class, we explored present-day borders and barriers within this community, focusing on education, housing, and healthcare. See our group projects below:

Healthcare Inequality in Northfield

Our group project project focused on the spatial distribution of healthcare inequality in the Northfield community. We supplemented our research...

Housing Inequality in Northfield, MN

Ourgroupis interested in the issueof housing inequality and how that contributes to the racial division in Northfield, MN. The racial...

Holistic Health Discrepancies in Northfield

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The aim of this mapping project was to discover how health differs across racial groups in Northfield. We decided to...

Education Inequality

America's public schools by and large are a reflection or microcosm of America’s neighborhoods. They can show discrepancies and divisions...

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