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Tohoku Rising: Showcasing Five Years of Youth Action For Change
On Wednesday, May 18th, over 150 young people, educators, civic clients, and community partners came together at Brooklyn Borough Hall for the Y-PLAN NYC 2016 Spring Summit to support and listen to the students’ innovative ideas and proposals for creating a healthier, more equitable, sustainable, and joyful New York City.
Please join us for the Y-PLAN NYC Spring Summit on May 18th at Brooklyn Borough Hall!
Today marks the 5th anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake that devastated the Tohoku coastal region of Japan. CC+S's Y-PLAN Initiative has been honored to host over 600 students from this region at UC Berkeley to participate in a Y-PLAN Summer Leadership Studio in community revitalization for the last 4 years as part of the TOMODACHI initiative.
Join the NYC Y-PLAN team to engage in a morning showcase and launch of pilot projects from 8:30 - 11:00am on Wednesday, March 2nd. This will be followed by a guided planning session for Y-PLAN partners from 11:30am - 1:00pm. The Y-PLAN NYC pilot initiative is an exciting part of the 2015 - 2016 Chancellor's Innovation Fund.