Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference

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Top Stories
Friday, February 24, 2017

This Saturday, hundreds of high school students will gather in San Francisco to collaborate on new ideas to tackle climate change in the Bay Area and worldwide.

Annual Youth Conference Encourages Action for Clean Air
News Release
Tuesday, October 4, 2016

The Youth for Environment and Sustainability, or YES, Conference, returns to the Bay Area at 10 a.m.

Future Environmental Leaders Make a Stop at the 2016 YES Conference
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Friday, February 5, 2016

The next generation of environmentalists and climate change scientists gathered at the Youth for the Environment and Sustainability 2016 Conference—or YES Conference—at UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall

Students to Tackle Region’s Environmental & Sustainability Issues at Spare the Air Youth YES Conference
News Release
Monday, December 7, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Middle- and high-school students from across the region are invited to attend the third annual Youth for the Environment and Sustainability, or YES, Conference on Saturday, January 30

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference Returns to the San Francisco Bay Area
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Sunday, February 15, 2015

The second Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference was a great success.

Students Invited to Attend and Present at Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference
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Thursday, December 18, 2014

UPDATE  February 4, 2015…There’s still room at the YES Conference – Youth for the Environment and Sustainability — set for this  Saturday, February 7, at MTC’s Oakland offices, sta

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference Returns to the San Francisco Bay Area; Youth Leaders, Teachers and Advisors Invited to Speak
News Release
Thursday, December 18, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — Middle- and high-school students from across the region will gather to take action on environmental sustainability issues at the second Youth for the Environment and

Youth Conference and Bike Share Honored at Awards Ceremony
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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Two MTC-sponsored climate initiatives, the Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference and Bay Area Bike Share, were among were among the feted at BREATHE California’s awards cele

YES Conference Inspires Youth to Take Action on Climate Change
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Young environmentalists said “NO” to climate change at the inaugural “YES” conference Saturday, Nov. 2 at MTC headquarters.

Youth Conference to Promote Student Leadership in Sustainability
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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Bay Area youth aren’t waiting to take charge of their future.

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YES Conference 2016
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Monday, February 1, 2016

Students from throughout the nine Bay Area counties came together to discuss transportation, clean air, climate change and a healthy San Francisco Bay Area at the third Youth for the Environment an

YES Conference Preview: January 30, 2016
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Monday, November 30, 2015

Students from around the San Francisco Bay Area will join together to discuss transportation issues, learn how our personal decisions impact climate change, and share ways of encouraging everyone t

YES Conference
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Friday, February 20, 2015
YES Conference
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Sunday, November 3, 2013
Students from all over the Bay Area get tangled in a human knot to kick off the conference.
YES Conference 2013
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Saturday, November 2, 2013

Young environmentalists said “NO” to climate change at the inaugural “YES” conference Saturday, Nov. 2 at MTC headquarters.