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We're honored to receive a Bay Area Metro Award for our work with Resilient by Design bringing young people's ideas into a regional climate resilience challenge. The new joint MTC and ABAG awards program honors positive impacts on the Bay Area’s mobility, affordability, resilience and community and recognizes efforts that make the region a better place to live, work and play.
In the Media: Y-PLAN Peninsula Students Lift Up Proposals to Address Affordable Housing, Their Client Facebook is Listening
The Y-PLAN press coverage wave has continued! Y-PLAN Peninsula students are shared their solutions for affordable housing and their Client Facebook is listening and taking initial steps to address affordability and displacement in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park with a $1 million ADU housing project.
Earlier this week, one of our awesome CP190 mentors Hugo Camacho pointed to Y-PLAN as integral to his Ed Minor experience during his commencement speech.
Y-PLAN student scholars have been making headlines this year! From affordable housing to addressing the future of schools, Y-PLAN Bay Area students garnered attention for their innovative ideas!
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.
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.
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
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!
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!
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.