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Sacramento Y-PLAN Regional Hub Update

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Exciting opportunities are emerging for Y-PLAN’s Sacramento Hub, which is led by our higher-ed partner, the UC Davis Center for Regional Change. Currently, CRC is placing UC Davis undergraduate students as mentors in SCUSD classrooms, providing invaluable expertise and resources.
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Cal Poly Pomona builds upon Y-PLAN methods to bring planning and placemaking to Long Beach Teens

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Under the visionary leadership of Annette S. Koh, a professor at Cal Poly Pomona’s College of Environmental Design, our LA Hub is gearing up for inspiring work this spring. Cal Poly students are launching a pilot workshop series with city leaders and teens in Long Beach to examine how the city's parks can be more accessible, equitable, and sustainable.
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Y-PLAN San José Hub Partners with SJ Department of Transportation and Vision Zero for Safer Streets

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We’re thrilled to share an update from our San José Hub led by our higher-ed partner, SJSU's Department of Child and Adolescent Development, under the leadership of Professor Ellen Middaugh. Since last fall, SJSU has worked with San José’s Department of Transportation and Escuela Popular on a pedestrian safety project related to Vision Zero.
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Engineering For Change (E4C) Design Year - New CC+S + CEE Collaboration

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Here at UC Berkeley, we are expanding partnerships with departments across campus. We're excited to be collaborating with UCB’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and OUSD this semester.
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In Memoriam: Prescott Reavis

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Remembering the work and life of Prescott Reavis, an inspiring Y-PLAN mentor, teacher, and spatial activist.
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Tackling Unhoused Student Policy in Oakland and Beyond

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In spring of 2021, a cohort of 11th grade students in Oakland High School’s Law and Social Justice Pathway tackled an issue that is devastating communities across California - the rising level of student homelessness.
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Summer internships on Google’s ‘Downtown West’ plan activated the Y-PLAN San José Hub

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During Summer 2021, UC Berkeley’s Center for Cities + Schools worked closely with community partners Global Seed and San José State University (SJSU) to recruit twelve high school students to participate in a two-week internship program with the goal of developing recommendations for Google’s new ‘Downtown West’ plan.
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Y-PLAN Connects: A New Digital Platform to Build Community in Place During the Global Pandemic

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As the transition to online learning first rocked our world in Spring 2020, CC+S sprung into action and Y-PLAN Connects: Building Community in Place was born. The strategy had great success and of course a few surprises along the way.
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In Dark Times, Y-PLAN Elementary Students Expressed Hope for the City of San Rafael

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During the most challenging times of the pandemic, San Rafael Y-PLAN Elementary students offered hope, light, and humanity through their proposals for Northgate mall.
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Celebrating Our Book on Planning Just and Joyful Cities with Young People and Schools in 2022!

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Routledge recently released our book - order your copy today!
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