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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.
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.
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.
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.
Remembering the work and life of Prescott Reavis, an inspiring Y-PLAN mentor, teacher, and spatial activist.
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.
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.
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.
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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