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Mentor Series #4: The Kings Make Their Proposal A Reality

event • Posted by Selena Perez Tejeda
Following the Y-PLAN end of the year events in Oakland, BART hired seven students from AAMA Y-PLAN classes for stipended 5-week summer internships to implement one of these proposals: a community mural campaign. Under the direction of Jennifer Easton and Alicia Trost, BART’s Directors of Arts and Communications, respectively, AAMA Y-PLAN interns developed a theme, distributed a call for artists, and made their selections for the Oakland Coliseum BART Muralist during the month of July.
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Y-PLAN Mentor Series #3: Building an Oakland Good Enough for a King

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This is the third in a series of blog posts by Selena Perez Tejeda from her perspective as a UC Berkeley student working as a Y-PLAN mentor in Oakland. She discusses the final presentations coming up April 17th and the responsibility adults have to listen to the young people's proposals.
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Y-PLAN Mentor Series #2: The Project Begins to Take Form for the Kings

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This is the second in a series of blog posts by Selena Perez Tejeda from her perspective as a UC Berkeley student working as a Y-PLAN mentor in Oakland.
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Y-PLAN Oakland Spring 2017 Final Event - May 1st

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Y-PLAN Oakland students from across the city will share their experiences developing college, career, and community readiness skills and their recommendations for building a healthier, more equitable, joyful, and sustainable Oakland.
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Y-PLAN Oakland Spring 2017 Final Event -        April 17th

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Y-PLAN Oakland students from across the city will share their experiences developing college, career, and community readiness skills and their recommendations for building a healthier, more equitable, joyful, and sustainable Oakland.
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Y-PLAN Mentor Series #1: AAMA and BART Begin Their Partnership

event • Posted by Selena Perez Tejeda
This is the first in a series of blog posts by Selena Perez Tejeda from her perspective as a UC Berkeley student working as a Y-PLAN mentor in Oakland.
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A Successful Collaboration at the Y-PLAN Oakland 2016-17 Launch + Training!

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Y-PLAN Oakland 2016-17 Launch + Training was a big success!
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Y-PLAN Oakland 2016-17 Launch and Training

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Join us for the Y-PLAN Oakland 2016-2017 Launch and Training, Wednesday, September 21st from 8:30AM - 3:00PM. Educators and civic leaders will come together to plan healhty, vibrant cities for and with young people!
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Mayor Libby Schaff and OUSD Superintendent Antwan Wilson Keynote Oakland Y-PLAN Final Presentions

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On Tuesday evening, April 26th, over two hundred Oakland students from Skyline and Metwest High Schools, parents and teachers joined Mayor Libby Schaff, OUSD Superintendent Antwan Wilson, and dozens of civic and community partners at the Y-PLAN Oakland Spring Policy Summit in the City Hall Chambers to present their recommendations for the Oakland Downtown Specific Plan. In her welcoming remarks, Mayor Schaff addressed the students: "We value your opinion, need your ideas and hope this is just the beginning of our work together in planning for a better Downtown Oakland for everyone."
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Y-PLAN Oakland Students Interview Mayor Schaff

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Y-PLAN OUSD students interviewed Oakland Mayor Schaff on KDOL TV on her plans for the redevelopment of Downtown Oakland last Friday, April 7th. Students from Skyline and Metwest High Schools presented the Mayor with honest questions about their innovative ideas as well as deep concerns that Downtown Oakland planning is focused on wealthier new residents, and not current residents or young people in particular. "We want to help design a better tomorrow for Downtown, we are just not sure we are a part of the City's vision!"
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