When lack of school transportation means less dispersion, diverse cities are left with segregated schools.
Forbes cites CC+S research on school transportation
Y-PLAN Resilient By Design Youth Challenge Regional Summit
Partnering with Resilient by Design Y-PLAN is bringing student representatives from local high schools to present their proposals for fostering climate change resiliency in the Bay Area. Join us on April 25th to listen to the innovative ideas of our future leaders!
New York Times note CC+S’s work on: Sharing Public Spaces to Improve Public Health
“Shared use” of public facilities has become compelling in poor urban and rural areas where safe and accessible parks are few and gym memberships are beyond financial reach for many. Though not yet ubiquitous, the joint use of school facilities on weekends for free exercise classes is gaining traction as a “place-based approach to health equity."
Resilient by Design | Y-PLAN Youth Challenge Launch
Explore the official kickoff event for the Y-PLAN Resilient by Design Youth Challenge, which challenges young people from urban public school classrooms across the Bay Area to create a unified vision and resilient future for their communities.
US News & World Report: Will Trump Rebuild America’s Schools? CC+S weighs in
For the past year, the president has been consistent in pledging to bolster the country's K-12 schools as part of an infrastructure plan to right what he's characterized as a facilities problem. Trump has been making the pitch since his campaign trail days, but what he left off his infrastructure to-do list concerns advocates: Schools.
National coalition launches to secure federal investment in public school infrastructure
The [Re]Build America’s School Infrastructure Coalition (BASIC) includes non-partisan organizations and individuals who support federal funding to help underserved public school districts modernize their facilities. CC+S serves on the coalition leadership team.
Y-PLAN PARTNERS WITH RESILIENT BY DESIGN
Resilient by Design is excited to partner with the UC Berkeley Center for Cities+Schools (CC+S) through the evidence-based Y-PLAN educational methodology and to be involved in the collaborative effort to create a unified vision for a resilient future for the Bay Area.
CC+S’s Jeff Vincent profiled in: “Creating Successful Joint-Use Collaborations” article
Although capital project collaborations are not usually in anybody’s job description, when joint use projects are successful they tend to become the highlights of a facility planner’s resume. This article includes Jeff Vincent's two critical elements of a successful collaboration: shared vision and mutual accountability.
Jeff Vincent Speaks in Washington,DC on Panel for H.R. 2475, Rebuild America’s Schools Act 2017
"Rebuilding America's Schools: Creating Jobs by Expanding Equitable Access to High-Quality Physical and Digital Infrastructure in Schools"
CC+S’s Deborah McKoy Featured on the Community Voices of Change Podcast
Deborah McKoy speaks about Y-PLAN on this podcast where guests reflect on the resources and practices they have used to advance progress and change in communities around the world.