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Reflection: Y-PLAN Tomodachi Softbank Leadership Program by Megumi Inouye

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“How can you expect us to come up with solutions for revitalizing our community when we just lost everything?”
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TOMODACHI Japan “Day of Action” 2019

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This year, fifth grade students at Verde Elementary School in North Richmond, California, took on a local “real world” challenge: How can we beautify the public spaces in our neighborhood while celebrating our community history and pride? Professional architects and planners engaged the students in a series of hands-on studio workshops using the Y-PLAN 5-step methodology in the spring. Then over the summer, 100 TOMODACHI Y-PLAN Japanese students also engaged in the Y-PLAN process as they focused on North Richmond. Inspired by the work of the younger local students, they generated a set of long-term and short-term recommendations about how the community might become more vibrant, creative, and connected. Within the framework of their long-term proposals, four groups of 25 students each also generated a plan to build out one small component of their vision during a Day of Action. Read more about the exciting connections made and actions students took in North Richmond!
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TOMODACHI 2018: Day of Action in North Richmond

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This summer, CC+S hosted the seventh class of Y-PLAN Japan students from the TOMODACHI Softbank Leadership program at UC Berkeley. New to this year was a day of action in North Richmond.
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TOMODACHI by Nao Sagawa

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Hi everyone! My name is Nao Sagawa and I am currently a global student intern at CC+S. Five years ago, I was one of the first students to come to UC Berkeley through a summer program called TOMODACHI, where I participated in Y-PLAN research and activities. I returned this summer as a Teacher’s Assistant (TA) to help out with the program. In today’s post, I would like to share my personal story and connection with Y-PLAN.
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Tomodachi 2017

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This summer, Y-PLAN Japan welcomed 100 high school students from Japan to the Bay Area for the TOMODACHI Softbank Leadership Program.
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Join us on August 7th for the Y-PLAN Japan 5th anniversary celebration!

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Tohoku Rising: Showcasing Five Years of Youth Action For Change
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Remembering Tohoku on the 5th Anniversary

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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.
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