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Youth Environmental Activism Shines at 2018 YES Conference
Students from all over the Bay Area gathered for the Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference on February 24, in Oakland.
Summer Transportation Jobs for High School Students: Now Accepting Applications for MTC Internship Program
MTC is offering high school students around the Bay Area the opportunity to gain professional experience in transportation planning, engineering and related fields through its paid High School Summer Internship Program. The application deadline is March 25, 2018.
Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference Set for February 24, 2018
Free day-long regional conference will bring together middle- and high-school students who are passionate about environmental issues.
Follow Youth & the Environment (YES) Conference in Real Time
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.
MTC’s 2016 Interns Welcomed at Orientation
Congratulations were the first order of the day at MTC’s 16th annual High School Internship Program opening event, held Wednesday, June 15th in San Francisco’s new Bay Area Metro Center.
Future Environmental Leaders Make a Stop at the 2016 YES Conference
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 of Science on January 30, 2016.
Students to Tackle Region’s Environmental & Sustainability Issues at Spare the Air Youth YES Conference
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
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
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
YES Conference 2018: Bay Area Students Celebrate Environmental Activism
High school students from all over the Bay Area gathered for fifth annual Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference on Saturday, February 24, at Laney College in Oakland.
YES Conference 2017
The YES Conference is a free, annual event that brings together middle- and high-school students from the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, Sa
Teens Talk Climate Change at YES Conference
YES Conference Preview: January 30, 2016
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
North Bay Youths Tell Transit Stories
Teenagers in Marin, Sonoma and Napa Counties love public transit. But don't take our word for it.
Riding the Vine
The youth of Napa County use the Vine to get around the county. From Calistoga to Napa, the Vine is the cheap, fast and convenient way to get around.
Oakland Students Are Engineers for a Day
They aren’t old enough to drive across a bridge, but that didn’t deter Lafayette Elementary School fourth and fifth-graders from donning hard hats and safety vests and learning how to build one.
Students Learn About Construction of Bay Bridge East Span
Why is a new East Span of the Bay Bridge being built?