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Y-PLAN Oakland AAMA: Action Research Partnership Brief
Amanda Eppley, Deborah L. McKoy, Blanca Gamez-Djokic
2020
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Y-PLAN Housing Policy Brief
Deborah L. McKoy, Amanda Eppley, Elena Eimert
2020
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Y-PLAN Transportation Policy Brief
Deborah L. McKoy, Amanda Eppley, Elena Eimert
2020
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Y-PLAN Public Space Policy Brief
Deborah L. McKoy, Amanda Eppley, Elena Eimert
2020
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Are California Public Schools Scratch-Cooking Ready? A survey of food service directors on the state of school kitchens
Jeffrey M. Vincent, Ariana Gunderson, Debbie Friedman, Angela McKee Brown, Sadie Wilson, Vanessa Gomez
2020
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Marin Voice: San Rafael Youth Offer Ideas to Address Sea-Level Rise
Kim Mandujano, Geraldo Valencia, Genesis Perez, Janely Mendieta
2019
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SF Estuary News: A Tricky Ballet
Michael Hunter Adamson
2019
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Estuary News June 2018, Vol. 27, No. 2
Alissa Lee Greenberg, John Hart
2018
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We Are East Palo Alto
Amanda Eppley
2018
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Y-PLAN Mind Mapping
Selena Perez Tejeda
2018
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Tomodachi
Nao Sagawa
2018
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A Glimpse into a Y-PLAN Site Mapping Tour
Kana Goto, Vanessa Vasquez, Nao Sagawa
2018
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5th Grade City Planners!
YIA Staff, Shirl Buss
2018
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Creating an Empowered Youth Commission
Jessie Wesley, Tashaka Merriweather
2018
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Education Equity Requires Modern School Facilities
Mary Filardo, Jeffrey M. Vincent, Kevin Sullivan
2018
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Tomodachi 2017
Selena Perez Tejeda
2017
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Beyond the Yellow Bus: Promising Practices for Maximizing Access to Opportunity Through Innovations in Student Transportation
Jeffrey M. Vincent, Carrie Makarewicz, Ruth Miller, Julia Ehrman , Deborah L. McKoy
2014
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Maximizing Walkability, Diversity, and Educational Equity in U.S. Schools
Jeffrey M. Vincent, Deborah L. McKoy, Mary Filardo, Center for Cities + Schools, Safe Routes to School National Partnership, Changelab Solutions, PolicyLink
2013
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Partnering with K-12 Education in Building Healthy, Sustainable, and Competitive Regions: A California Policy Symposium
Jeffrey M. Vincent, Deborah L. McKoy, Ken Alex, Connie Mitchell , Kathleen Moore
2013
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PLUS Leadership Initiative: Final Report
Deborah L. McKoy, Ariel H. Bierbaum
2012
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TOD 205- Families and Transit-Oriented Development: Creating Complete Communities for All
Sam Zimbabwe, Kelly Britt, Elizabeth Wampler, Reconnecting America, Jeffrey M. Vincent, Ariel H. Bierbaum, Deborah L. McKoy, Michael P. Rhodes, Center for Cities + Schools
2012
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Work-Based Learning through Civic Engagement
Deborah L. McKoy, David Stern, Ariel H. Bierbaum
2011
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Monitoring Success in Choice Neighborhoods: A Proposed Approach to Performance Measurement
Robin Smith, Thomas Kingsley, Mary Cunningham, Susan Popkin, Kassie Dumlao, Ingrid Gould Ellen, Mark Joseph, Deborah L. McKoy
2010
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Smart Schools, Smart Growth: Investing in Education Facilities and Stronger Communities
Bruce Fuller, Jeffrey M. Vincent, Deborah L. McKoy, Ariel H. Bierbaum
2009
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Integrating Infrastructure Planning: The Role of Schools
Deborah L. McKoy, Jeffrey M. Vincent, Carrie Makarewicz
2008
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Housing and Education: The Inextricable Link
Deborah L. McKoy, Jeffrey M. Vincent
2008
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Building Schools, Building Communities: The Role of State Policy in California - Proceedings Paper
Jeffrey M. Vincent, Deborah L. McKoy, Ariel H. Bierbaum, Linn E. Posey, Center for Cities + Schools
2007
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Growth and Disparity: A Decade of U.S. Public School Construction
Mary Filardo, Jeffrey M. Vincent, Ping Sung, Travis Stein
2006