Awards

AIA Community Alliance Award for Social Impact

Y-PLAN receives the award for the American Institute of Architects Community Alliance Award for Social Impact in 2019 in San Francisco, CA.

Pamela Levine Arts Education Leadership Award

CC+S's Shirl Buss wins the Youth in Arts Pamela Levine Arts Education Leadership Award in San Rafael for 2019.

American Planning Association, Public Outreach Award

 Y-PLAN was awarded the American Planning Association California Award for Public Outreach for 2019.

Chancellor's Award for Public Service

 CC&S' Y-PLAN Initiative has been awarded the 2018- Chancellor's Award for Public Service! The award honors The Center for Cities & Schools' 17 Bay Area high school and five elementary school partnerships with the City of Richmond, the West Contra Costa Unified School District and LISC Bay Area engage UC Berkeley student "mentors" and high school youth in authentic community development projects to guide civic leaders to more successfully engage diverse young people in planning.

Chancellor's Award for Public Service, Research in the Public Interest

CC+S’s Jeff Vincent wins the Berkeley Chancellor’s Award for Public Service, Research in the Public Interest 2015-2016 for his policy research on equity in K-12 infrastructure! 

Chancellor's Award for Public Service

CC&S' Y-PLAN Initiative has been awarded the 2011-2012 Chancellor's Award for Public Service! The award honors The Center for Cities & Schools' five-year campus-community partnership with the City of Richmond, the West Contra Costa Unified School District and LISC Bay Area to engage UC Berkeley student "mentors" and high school youth in authentic community development projects to build a healthy and sustainable Richmond.

Chancellor's Community Partnership Fund

The Green Schools Initiative and CC&S are awarded a UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Community Partnership Fund grant to pilot the new model Green Star Schools certification program in Berkeley and engage elementary school students in a service-learning program to “green” their school by reducing waste, pollution, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.

Chancellor's Faculty Service-Learning Leadership Award

Deborah McKoy wins the 2009 Chancellor's Faculty Service-Learning Leadership Award for Y-PLAN! Visit the Chancellor's Public Service Awards website for more information. Learn more about Y-PLAN! 

Civic Education Awards, Special Recognition

Y-PLAN and Emery Secondary School receive special recognition in the California Campain for the Civic Mission of Schools, Civic Education Awards, 2007.

Berkeley Research Futures Grant

Center for Cities & Schools wins UC Berkeley Research Futures Grant (in partnership with the Institute of Urban and Regional Development and the Graduate School of Education), 2006

Chancellor’s Award

Y-PLAN wins University of California Chancellor’s Award, 2005

Chancellor's Dissertation Award

Jeff Vincent, co-founder of the Center for Cities & Schools, wins the UC Berkeley Chancellor's Dissertation Award for his research, “Planning and Siting New Public Schools in the Context of Community Development: The California Experience,” 2005.

Seminar Teacher of the Year, UC Berkeley Department of City and Regional Planning

Deborah McKoy, Director of the Center for Cities & Schools, wins the annual teaching award, “Seminar Teacher of the Year,” in the Department of City and Regional Planning, 2004.

Architectural Foundation of San Francisco Foundation Award

Y-PLAN wins Architectural Foundation of San Francisco Foundation’s Award for engaging youth in the built environment, 2003.

Chancellor’s Award for Community – University Partnerships

Y-PLAN wins University of California Chancellor’s Award for Community – University Partnerships, 2001.