Back to All Events

Y-PLAN Resilient by Design Youth Challenge Regional Summit

  • UC Berkeley Alumni House 1 Alumni House Berkeley CA 94704 (map)
 

UC Berkeley’s Center for Cities + Schools is excited to invite you to join us for the Y-PLAN Resilient by Design Youth Challenge Regional Summit!

More than 500 students across the Bay Area have been working with civic leaders and design teams from the Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge to conduct ecological, social, and political research about the impact of climate change and sea level riseon planning healthy, vibrant communities.

Young planners will share their innovative and implementablesolutions for a more resilient Bay Area at this first regional summit!

Agenda:

10:30 Welcome and Summit Overview

Jennifer Wolch, Dean of the College of Environmental Design
Prudence Carter, Dean of the Graduate School of Education
Deborah McKoy, Executive Director of the Center for Cities + Schools
Y-PLAN Student Speaker

City-based Youth Proposal Poster Sessions

East Palo Alto
Richmond
San Francisco
Oakland
San Rafael

Regional Youth Proposal Pitches From Across the Bay Area

12:30 Lunch
Regional Call to Action: An Interactive Panel with Young People and Civic Leaders

Closing Remarks

Amanda Brown-Stevens, Managing Director of the Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge
Y-PLAN Student Speaker

2:00 Conclude

For more information, see the event flyer.

 


About UC Berkeley's Center for Cities + Schools & Y-PLAN

UC Berkeley's Center for Cities + Schools conducts high-quality, non-partisan policy research, engages youth in urban planning, and cultivates collaboration between city and school leaders to strengthen all communities.  CC+S works to advance policies and practices that create opportunity-rich places where young people can be successful in and out of school. 

CC+S's evidence-based Y-PLAN educational methodology will support young people in collaborating to create a unifi ed vision for a resilient future for the Bay Area. For nearly two decades, Y-PLAN has offered a framework within which to meaningfully engage students to conduct ecological, social, and political research about the impact of climate change, sea level rise, and healthy, vibrant communities. CC+S seeks to build on our recent Y-PLAN resilience work and develop an aligned youth Resilience Challenge aimed at engaging 500 high school students in being Resilient By Design.

 
Earlier Event: April 22
Bionic Team: Walk the Shoreline
Later Event: April 25
Muddy Waters to Resilient Shorelines