CC+S Symposium: The Power of Civic Learning for Resilient Cities

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University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley Way West

2121 Berkeley Way

Berkeley, CA 94704

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*The morning program is 8:30am-12:30pm and the paid afternoon workshop is 1:30-4:00pm. The morning program is at capacity. Please cancel your Eventbrite order if you are unable to join us.

The UC Berkeley Center for Cities + Schools (CC+S) invites you to attend our 2019 Symposium: The Power of Civic Learning for Resilient Cities on Friday, February 1, 2019 8:30am - 4:00pm at UC Berkeley.

As a valued partner, we hope you will join us to learn from leading academic, civic and educational leaders about the importance of youth voice in building an inclusive and resilient region. We invite you to contribute your valuable perspective as well.



We are excited to share with you our featured speakers and city partners who will present on their insights and the emerging impact of the Y-PLAN Resilient by Design Youth Challenge including:

  • Richmond City Planning Director

  • Oakland Sustainability Director

  • Facebook Strategic Initiatives Manager

  • San Francisco Planning Department Senior Planners

  • Metropolitan Transportation Commission Principal Planner

  • As well as many education and community partners!

  • See FULL LIST HERE



Morning Symposium: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


8:30 Registration and Gallery Viewing of Student Work

9:00 Welcome - Prudence Carter, Dean, UCB Graduate School of Education

9:30 Overview and Findings - Deborah McKoy, CC+S Executive Director

  • Youth Challenge Video, Introduced by Y-PLAN Student Scholars

10:00 Panels - What Young People Are Teaching Us About Our Cities!

  • Inclusive Public Space
  • Mobility and Transportation
  • Access to Affordable Housing
  • Youth Friendly Schools, Services, Amenities

11:30 Lifting Up Local Action Through Interactive Roundtable Discussions

12:00 Closing Response and Charge Forward

12:30 Adjourn

See full AGENDA.



Afternoon Hands-On Y-PLAN Interactive Workshop: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us for an afternoon interactive workshop focused on preparing civic leaders, educators, and community partners to utilize the Y-PLAN methodology in local communities.



Space is limited, so please register here on Eventbrite.

Download the program flyer here. UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and students are free for both the morning and afternoon sessions - please select the Affiliate ticket option.

Questions? Email Tira Okamoto, Y-PLAN Regional Coordinator, at tokamoto@berkeley.edu.

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University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley Way West

2121 Berkeley Way

Berkeley, CA 94704

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