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HNSC 4152 Program Planning and Community Health Education: Future

Activity Description for Future


Choose ONE video from this video group list and watch on your own (outside of class):

  1. "A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil"
  2. "Bill Gates and Warren Buffet" and "Global Polio Eradication Initiative Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates" (counts as ONE)
  3.  Frontline "Class Divided"


Discuss video(s) in class

Failure to do all above will result in 2 point deduction from your participation points

Videos: Future - A Convenient Truth

A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil. The original "green" city. A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil is an informative, inspirational documentary aimed at sharing ideas to provoke environment-friendly and cost-effective changes in cities worldwide.

The documentary focuses on innovations in transportation, recycling, social benefits including affordable housing, seasonal parks, and the processes that transformed Curitiba into one of the most livable cities in the world. (52 MIN)

From off-campus you will be asked to enter your Brooklyn College email ID and password to watch.

Videos: Future - Bill Gates and Warren Buffet Interview

An hour with Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway and Bill Gates of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, co-founders of the philanthropic cause the Giving Pledge.

Videos: Future - Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates Interview

Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates discuss their joint venture to eradicate polio, which is still endemic in countries like Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan, and why it will make a difference beyond just eliminating the disease.

Video: Future - Frontline "Class Divided"

One day in 1968, Jane Elliott, a teacher in a small, all-white Iowa town, divided her third-grade class into blue-eyed and brown-eyed groups and gave them a daring lesson in discrimination. This is the story of that lesson, its lasting impact on the children, and its enduring power 30 years later.