YES 2015 Conference

Students Invited to Attend Award-Winning Sustainability Conference

If you are interested in transportation and climate change issues, clean air and a healthy environment come to the 2015 YES Conference. Click here to register.

Who? Students from throughout the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area

What? Attend the Youth for the Environment and Sustainability Conference, YES!

When? Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 10 a.m.

Where? Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter, 101 8th Street, Oakland (next to the Lake Merritt BART station)

Why? It’s FUN and FREE! Continue reading...

Leader Profile: Ernesto Lizaola

An interview with Ernesto Lizaola of the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition

Tell us a little about yourself.

I started at Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) fresh out of San Jose State University and am coming up on my fifth year. At SVBC I coordinated Bike to Work Day, then got involved in membership. Soon, I brought in our youth education programming. Continue reading...

An interview with James Sievert, a Teacher for Marin County SR2S

Leader Profile: James Sievert

An interview with James Sievert, a Teacher for Marin County SR2S

What excites or inspires you about your work?

What’s inspiring is that I see someone get better almost every month: new schools increasing in walking biking or carpool numbers; you see volunteers’ growing efforts – we just had International Walk and Roll to School Day, and you would see law enforcement getting into it – with kids, you see smiles. Continue reading...

Partner Update: Bay Area BikeMobile

Partner Update: Bay Area BikeMobile

Since launching in mid-March, the Bay Area BikeMobile has already hosted 60 free bicycle repair workshops around the San Francisco Bay Area and helped over 1,400 participants get their broken bikes working again. Funded by Spare the Air Youth, they have also given away dozens of donated helmets, working bikes, and patch kits. Plus, with the help of a local artist, the Bay Area BikeMobile van is now covered with fun and inspiring artwork. Continue reading...