Advocacy Through Art
YEPI has continued to inspire youths to create change and advocate for climate action through art. Our innovative approach consists of combining environmental advocacy with the arts to better engage the youth within our community.
8th Annual Cupertino Fall Bike Festival
YEPI partnered with the City of Cupertino and Cupertino Safe Routes to School to host the 8th Annual Cupertino Fall Bike Festival. During the festival, YEPI inspired more than 400 participants to utilize the arts to advocate for sustainable transportation and green infrastructure.
Regnart Creek Trail Wall Mural
Participants colored a beautiful wall mural to illustrate their vision of the Regnart Creek Trail and their aspirations for it.
Bike Prayer Flags
Participants created prayer flags to decorate the Bike Festival with their dreams of biking and the environment!
Bike Bells Distribution
YEPI distributed more than 100 bike bells to young kids who visited the bike festival to promote biker safety.
Mini Bikes from Recycled Materials
Participants created mini, ornamental bikes from recycled materials, such as used bottle caps!
YEPI Environmental Art Contest 2020
By choosing environmental themes of renewable energy and alternative transportation, the contest was a creative approach to inspire youths to research environmentalism and foster their understanding of sustainability. The contest encouraged contestants to utilize their artistry to portray the greenness in their lives and raise awareness for climate action.
The Melting Globe
Cruising on a Bike