Equity and Justice
This big idea refers to the idea of equitable access to opportunities and resources, along with a just distribution of the impacts and consequences of unsustainability. Students will learn to evaluate privilege, positionality, and distinctions between needs and wants. Equity and Justice promotes discussion around social, economic, and environmental justice along with gender, climate, and inter-generational equity. This idea evaluates the intersections of these concepts and identities in the context of sustainability or unsustainability and their impacts.