Planning healthy, vibrant cities for and with young people
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Y-PLAN is a unique, award-winning educational strategy that empowers young people to tackle real-world problems in their communities through project-based civic learning experiences.

Whether you're an educator or civic leader, learn more about how Y-PLAN strengthens schools and cities.

Through Y-PLAN, young people become agents of change in their communities. Students take on projects focused on improving public transportation, access to green space, public art and civic space, healthy eating and active living, and more.

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I want my younger brothers and sisters to grow up in a better place than I did. Working on the Y-PLAN project lets me make a change - not just for me, but for everyone else. - Esther, 12th Grade, Richmond, CA