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Y-PLAN Resilient by Design Youth Challenge Regional Summit

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UC Berkeley Alumni House

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Berkeley, CA 94720

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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 rise on planning healthy, vibrant communities.

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

Agenda:

10:30 Welcome and Summit Overview

  • Deborah McKoy, Executive Director, UC Berkeley Center for Cities + Schools

  • Jennifer Wolch, Dean, College of Environmental Design

  • Prudence Carter, Dean, Graduate School of Education

  • Y-PLAN East Palo Alto Student Scholars

11:00 Y-PLAN Resilient City Poster Session

  • East Palo Alto

  • Richmond

  • San Francisco

  • Oakland

  • And More!

11:45 Y-PLAN Resilient Region "Pitches"

  • Lightning Round Youth Pitches

  • Y-PLAN Richmond Teacher + Scholar Reflections

12:30 Networking Lunch

1:00 Regional Call to Action: An Interactive Panel with Young People and Civic Leaders

Facilitated by Amanda Eppley: Y-PLAN Initiatives Director

  • Diana Sokolove, San Francisco Senior Planner

  • Daniel Hamilton, Oakland Director of Sustainability

  • Sequoia Erasmus, Richmond Mayor’s Office Engagement Director

  • Cynthia Wong, LISC Bay Area Executive Director

  • Y-PLAN Bay Area Student Scholars

1:45 Closing Remarks

  • Amanda Brown-Stevens, Managing Director - Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge

  • Charisma Acay, UC Berkeley Professor of City and Regional Planning Professor

  • Y-PLAN Oakland Student Scholars

  • Y-PLAN Hero Awards!

2:00 Conclude


For more information, see the event flyer.


About the Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge

Resilient by Design is a year-long collaborative design challenge bringing together local residents, community organizations, public officials and local, national, and international experts to develop 10 innovative solutions that will strengthen our region's resilience to sea level rise, severe storms, flooding, and earthquakes. For more information: www.resilientbayarea.org


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