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YDEKC Shared Advocacy Agenda – July 2017

Deep Dive into Advocacy: Our Shared Agenda "Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations." -Dr. Mae Jemison Mae Carol Jemison is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first African-American woman to travel in space when she [...]

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YDEKC Shared Advocacy Agenda – October 2016

Deep Dive into Advocacy: Our Shared Agenda What does it take to be an advocate? “In its broadest sense, advocacy means 'any public action to support and recommend a cause, policy or practice.' That covers a lot of public actions, from displaying
 a bumper sticker to sounding off with a [...]

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YDEKC Shared Advocacy Agenda – June 2016

Deep Dive into Advocacy: Our Shared Agenda Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends - Advocacy is about Hope. At the May 26 poverty conference hosted by Partners for our Children, Siobhan Ring from the Children’s Alliance compellingly stated “I suggest inspirational thinking and a long view into [...]

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YDEKC Field Notes – April 2016

Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends - Watching the sugar snap peas, peonies and hostas emerge from the ground and the dogwood trees in full bloom around my house means that summer is right around the corner! As spring breaks come and go this month, summer planning is in full swing - for programs [...]