News and Events

The latest from YDEKC and the field.


Visit this page to learn about urgent advocacy priorities, new research relevant to our field, well-being strategies, funding resources, and important happenings at YDEKC and in the King County youth development community.




December Events & Announcements – YDEKC is Hiring!

YDEKC is hiring an Advocacy Manger! Youth Development Executives of King County is working alongside K-12 education and other systems to increase recognition, enhance funding, and advance policies for our sector so that we can best support young people. The Advocacy Manager’s responsibilities are [...]

Topic: Hiring

Best Starts for Kids Levy Updates #4

Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends! On Wednesday, ballots for 2016 elections will drop in King County and we want a YES Vote on King County Proposition 1 (Best Starts for Kids) on every resident’s ballot! One year ago, YDEKC members prioritized support for Best Starts as a primary goal for our [...]

Category: Advocacy News

Best Starts For Kids Levy Updates #3

Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends! The full King County Council was briefed on this past Monday on the Best Starts for Kids Levy. There will likely be a vote next Monday, July 20th @ 1:30 pm in Council Chambers to move the levy forward to voters for the fall elections. Be there! It is critical [...]

Category: Advocacy News