YDEKC connects leaders in the youth development field with research relevant to their work.
We provide our members and partners with practical tools in the areas of non-profit management, program evaluation, school and community partnerships, and whole child outcomes (i.e. youth skills and dispositions). We also connect leaders in youth development with emerging research, and work with local and national partners to advance field-level knowledge.
Details YDEKC's top legislative priorities for the current session.
Details YDEKC's policies and procedures around taking action on advocacy items.
Two-year strategic plan detailing organizational goals and strategies in the areas of advocacy, outcomes, capacity building, and sustainability.
Skills and Dispositions that Support Youth Success in School, Part 2: Strategies for Building Motivation, Engagement, and 21st-Century Skills
Highlights promising practices that build motivation, engagement, and 21st-century skills in schools and out-of-school-time settings.