News and Events

The latest from YDEKC and the field.

Visit this site to learn about upcoming YDEKC training opportunities and events,  urgent advocacy priorities, new and exciting research relevant to our field, and important happenings in the King County youth development community.


Is King County an Out-of-School-Time desert?

A new report sheds light on America's "child care deserts." Here in King County, are we living in an Out-of-School-Time desert? As students head back to school this week, I am thinking a lot about the hours between 2:30 PM and 6:00 PM. Most Seattle elementary schools will be getting out at [...]

Category: News

Summer 2017 Road Map Region Social and Emotional Learning Symposium

Social Emotional Learning in Action On August 18, 2017, YDEKC hosted a Social Emotional Learning Symposium for Practitioners in the Road Map region of King County, a companion event to our Symposium for system-level leaders last fall. The symposium brought together more than 180 practitioners who [...]

Category: Trainings & Events

YDEKC Field Notes – June & July 2017

Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends -  June has been an exciting month at YDEKC to deepen our Field Building work with two new Communities of Practice for youth development leaders launching this month. We are glad to be partnering with the Women's Funding Alliance to support the [...]

Category: News

Topic: Field Notes

YDEKC Shared Advocacy Agenda – May 2017

YDEKC Shared Advocacy Agenda - May 2017 View this email in your browser Youth Development Executives of King County Working to advance the youth development [...]

Topic: Advocacy