Lesson Plan

Equity Impact Review: Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Seattle

Using an Equity Impact Review (EIR) tool, developed by Washington state's King County to "identify, evaluate, and communicate issues of equity when making a decision," class members design a GSI program for two Seattle neighborhoods.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have groups use the EIR tool to design a GSI plan for a neighborhood in their community
Classroom Considerations
  • The final lesson of eight in the Environmental Justice series
  • Lessons are cumulative and designed to be used in order
  • Requires copies of the Equity Impact Review (EIR) worksheet and the maps developed in previous lessons
Pros
  • Includes links to materials that provide instructors with background information to prepare for the lesson
Cons
  • None