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Y-PLAN Featured at 2017 Linked Learning Convention

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Y-PLAN staff and partners will present on 3 panels at the 2017 Linked Learning Convention in Oakland, January 23-25.
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Sacramento High School Students Recount Their Experience with Y-PLAN

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Our experience working with Y-PLAN was captivating. It taught us important skills that will benefit us in the future. Teresa and I would like to thank HMS (Health and Medical Sciences Academy) for giving us an opportunity to be introduced to Y-PLAN. Being a part of HMS and Y-PLAN made us aware of the serious health issues affecting our community. Y-PLAN helped guide HMS students to come up with solutions to address these issues and improve health in our community.
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Y-PLAN Africa: Reciprocal Learning in Action

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Why, in the richest country in the world, are so many homeless people living on the streets with nowhere to go? We are surprised that American youths don't know how to kill a chicken! These where some of the many questions and observations posed by 60 Sub-Saharan African students and their teachers when they came to Berkeley last year to participate in a 3-week intensive Y-PLAN studio.
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Y-PLAN Featured in APA: “Active Design Needs Active Communities, Part I: Sacramento”

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This post is the first in a two-part series highlighting two exceptional Plan4Health projects: one in Sacramento, California, and one in Pierce County, Washington. These communities may be more than 700 miles apart, but they are united in the shared goal of building healthy communities through principles of active design. Each project has unlocked the secret to successful planning for public health: civic engagement.
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Ana Quinones, Y-PLAN NYC Alumnus, speaks about the Y-PLAN experience

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Y-PLAN NYC alumnus Ana Quinones shares her experience with civic engagement, Y-PLAN, and their impact on her college and community readiness
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Y-PLAN Expands Youth Outreach Through Professional Networks

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"[The] call for representation and lifting up young leaders of color has been central to promoting college and career readiness for participants in the Youth - Plan, Learn, Act, Now (Y-PLAN) initiative."
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Sacramento Y-PLAN students transforming their community, one bus stop at a time

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"My work with Y-PLAN helped me realize I can be an advocate for change and help create equity. As students, our voices can and will be heard."
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BART Partners with Kennedy High School IT Academy

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Students form IT Academy at Kennedy HS partner with BART to help improve outreach strategies.
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Another Y-PLAN Success: NYC PD Launch + Training

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Educators and city leaders met to prepare for implementation of Y-PLAN curricula in spring.
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Y-PLAN featured on the Build Healthy Places Network blog!

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City – School Partnerships A Natural Home for Health Equity: Y-PLAN Richmond and the Shift Towards Health in All Classrooms Deborah McKoy and Megan Calpin examine the root causes of health inequity and engage young people in asking “why?”.
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