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2019 Policy Summit Recap

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CC+S's 2019 Y-PLAN Policy Summit: Planning for a More Inclusive and Resilient Region brought together over 150 Y-PLAN scholars from around the Bay Area to present their research and proposals for greater equity across our region both now and in the future to over 80 community and civic partners. here.
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2019 Projects: Spotlight On San Francisco

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This year, San Francisco students are informing two different city and regional planning agencies. The San Francisco Planning Department has committed to a long-term partnership with the Center for Cities + Schools to increase the voice of young people in citywide planning processes and policies. Meanwhile, San Francisco is also represented in our regional project with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Association of Bay Area Governments preparing for the schools of 2050. Read on to learn more.
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2019 Symposium Recap

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A recap of the 2019 Symposium: The Power of Civic Learning for Resilient Cities at UC Berkeley in response to the 2017-2018 Y-PLAN Resilient by Design Youth Challenge
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A Look Inside the Y-PLAN Resilient by Design Youth Challenge

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Elena Moore, a current sophomore at Swarthmore College, completed an externship with us in January. Supported by Swarthmore alum and our Assistant Director Mandy Eppley, Elena interviewed CC+S/Y-PLAN staff on the impact of last year's Y-PLAN Resilient by Design Youth Challenge - read on to learn more!
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Homework before the 2019 Y-PLAN Policy Summit: Watch Last Year’s Youth Challenge Video!

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We know it's spring break but we're assigning some homework due before the 2019 Youth Policy Summit on April 25th: watch our short film on the Y-PLAN Resilient by Design Youth Challenge!
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Y-PLAN Bay Area Horizon Partnership 101

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This year, CC+S entered into an exciting partnership with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Association of Bay Area Governments (MTC/ABAG) to generate youth insights, recommendations, and proposals to inform the Horizon initiative.
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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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We Are East Palo Alto

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We are from East Palo Alto...
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“Beyond the Basics: A Comprehensive Approach to Creating a College-Going Culture in Oakland” by Blanca Gamez-Djokic

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“I believe that the Future Center could be like a foundation for our growth [...] we need people to help us, to be patient, and to see us grow.”  - Peter Diaz, McClymonds High School, Senior
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Y-PLAN NYC’s Three Year Partnership with the Mayor’s Office Is Combating Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence in Schools and Neighborhoods by Ciera Dudley

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For the third year in a row, the New York City Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence (OCDV) has worked in partnership with Y-PLAN NYC students to make schools hubs of healthy, equitable dating behaviors and leveraging the power of young people to combat abuse across the city. What Y-PLAN students are doing in these projects is harnessing the school –the built environment and social resources- as a site to disrupt cycles of intimate partner abuse, domestic abuse, and non-consensual behaviors.
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