What We Do

YDEKC builds and unifies the youth development field.


Youth Development Executives of King County works to build the strength and cohesion of the youth development field in King County. We are guided by three programmatic goals:

  1. Advocacy: Garner systemic support of the youth development field
  2. Common Outcomes: Promote common youth development outcomes
  3. Leadership and Organizational Development: Increase YDEKC member capacity through professional development and networking opportunities

For more information on our goals, strategies and objectives, see our 2014-2016 Strategic Plan.