News and Events

The latest from YDEKC and the field.

This page shares all of our blog posts, starting from the most recent. Please use the category pages and topic tags below to view specific themes!


Announcing the Third Event in Our Thriving Leaders Series: Generating a Generation of Change

by Na’Quel Walker   As the Program Coordinator for YDEKC, what has made planning Generating a Generation of Change, our third event in the Thriving Leaders series, so special has been working with our Youth Design Team! When it was time to start thinking about ideas for this Thriving [...]

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Remote Work and the Mycelium Network

by Jessica Werner In October, I celebrated ten years as the Executive Director of YDEKC and now have spent over twenty years in youth development in the nonprofit sector here in King County, Washington. I have built so many relationships over these past decades, building my sense of community, [...]

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Leadership Discussion Groups for YDEKC Members – Applications for Round 2

by Anne Arias Grow your leadership network with YDEKC!  We are excited to announce our second round of Leadership Discussion Groups! This is a program exclusively for executive directors and leaders from YDEKC member organizations collectively focused on ensuring that Black, Indigenous, [...]

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YDEKC Impact Story: Launch

by Aria Wilson As students gear up for colder weather since going back to school, Launch commends school districts on working diligently to re-engage students in the classroom this fall. Launch has been a Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC) Member organization since its inception [...]

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