Y-PLAN Healthy Cities Global Action Exchange

Bulding Healthy Communities through Authentic Work-Based Learning

Thursday, July 16, 2015

MetWest High School, 314 E 10th Street, Oakland, CA 

The 2015 Y-PLAN Exchange brings together young people, educators, and civic leaders from around the nation and globe to share their work and exchange ideas on how to build healthy, sustainable, and joyful cities. 

Click here to learn more about the Y-PLAN Initiative! 



  • Share Y-PLAN Projects + Visions for Change
  • Build Networks Across Y-PLAN City Parnterships
  • Provide Overview of Y-PLAN Educational Strategy 
  • Honor Y-PLAN Champions

​4:30 Y-PLAN Project Poster Gallery + Action Exchange

5:15 Welcome Overview

Deborah McKoy, Executive Director, CC+S

5:30 Y-PLAN Project Showcase +Lightning Presentations 

Climate Action Planning in Richmond, CA, Oakland, CA + Shanghai, China

Digital Apps to Create Safer Streets - NYC Vision Zero

Affordable Housing Connected to School + Community in Hunters View, San Francisco 

Equitable Food Access in Washington, D.C. 

6:30 Keynote Address: The Importance of Civics in College + Career Readiness 

Joe Kahne, Professor of Education, Mills College

6:45 Y-PLAN Review Panel: Civic + Educational Leaders

7:15 Honoring our Partners 

7:30 Adjourn 

This event is Free + Open to the Public




*The Y-PLAN Exchange is followed by an all-day Y-PLAN Partners Roundtable + Training: 

Friday, July 17

Location: The California Endowment, Oakland, CA

(Space is limited to Funded Partners)


Join us to learn more about Y-PLAN from our 2014-2015 parnterships and how you can get involved!