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.

 

Advocacy 101 Training with Washington Nonprofits

    Join YDEKC and Washington Nonprofits Public Policy Director David Streeter to learn advocacy strategies for nonprofits in Washington state and beyond. Date and Time: October 11, 2018, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Mercer Island Community Center 8236 SE 24th St Mercer Island, WA [...]

Category: Trainings & Events

Topic: Advocacy

Lunching with Leaders: Washington State Representatives

    Join YDEKC for lunch and a conversation with Washington State Representatives. As part of the agenda for this year's lunch, we are focusing attention on the Puget Sound Taxpayer Accountability Account (PSTAA), the new Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF), and [...]

Category: Trainings & Events

Topic: Advocacy

Lunching with Leaders: Greg Williamson, DCYF Office of Youth Engagement

    Join YDEKC for lunch and a conversation with Greg Williamson, the new Director of the Office of Youth Engagement in the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families. He will share his vision for the office and would like to hear from YDEKC members about how [...]

Category: Trainings & Events

Topic: Advocacy

Meet our Policy Research Assistant Hikma Sherka!

Hikma Sherka is our new Policy Research Assistant and will be our point person for advocacy events through January 2018. She comes to us with experience serving on multiple youth boards and was recently appointed to the King County Children and Youth Advisory Board (CYAB). Recently, we asked her to [...]

Category: News

Topic: Advocacy