Silicon Valley Youth Climate Summit

Join us for an event that will help high schoolers, college students and young adults get involved in real-world action plans for addressing the climate crisis.

Hosted by the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action at De Anza College

General Information


Saturday, July 13, 2019


10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies
De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014


** Free Admission/Open to all young adults and students!**
What to bring: an open mind!

Facebook Event Page:
RSVP* Link:

 *Deadline to register is July 11th. Due to overwhelming interest, we will not take walk-ins who are not registered by the deadline.

Parking Information

We recommend typing "Kirsch Center De Anza College" into your GPS or navigation program. This will take you to the small parking lot in front of the Kirsch Center, facing onto McClellan Road at the southeast corner of the De Anza campus. 

To reserve your parking permit in advance, click on the yellow button below. Print out the permit and remember to place it on your dashboard after you are parked. As an alternative, you can pick up a parking permit when you check in at the reception table inside the Kirsch Center. 

Print Parking Permit

Agenda and Workshop Titles

10:00 AM - 10:30am Registration
10:30-11:15 AM. Opening and Ice-breaker
11:15-11:30 AM. Short Overview of each workshop
11:30 AM-12:15 PM. Workshops - breakout groups in different rooms
1) California legislation
2) Green New Deal
3) Local Sustainability
4) Building a Clean Energy Future
12:15-1:00 PM. Lunch
1:00-2:00 PM. Action Teams - organized by Cities
2:10-2:40 PM. Action Teams Report Out
2:40-2:50 PM. Closing Keynote - Assemblymember Ash Kalra

2:50-3:00 PM. Closing


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