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YDEKC Measurement Toolkit Training: Using School Data for Program Planning and Evaluation
School’s Out Washington, 5/9/2019, 9:30AM-11:30AM
Schools collect a great deal of information on the students they serve. Many schools are willing to share this data with CBO partners provided there are legal safeguards in place. This workshop will help program staff to interpret and use school-generated data for program planning and evaluation. Registration available here.
White Privilege Conference of the Northwest
Highline College, 5/3-4/2019
How will we create inclusive environments for young people if we aren’t aware of the internalized messages, biases, privilege, etc. that we bring into learning spaces? The White Privilege Symposium (WPS) of the Northwest, which includes a K-12 Educator Action & Accountability Session, is designed to examine patterns, cultures, and systems that contribute to identity, power, and privilege. The event is open to everyone and invites diverse perspectives to look at issues of privilege, including race, gender, sexuality, class, disability, and other intersections of identity. Keynote speakers include Robin DiAngelo, Gyasi Ross, and Yusef Salaam. Learn more and register here.
School’s Out Washington Equity in Youth Programs Symposium
Rosehill Community Center, 5/7/2019, 9:00AM-4:00PM
Come for a full day of incredible workshops focused on equity in your program, schools and communities. Alongside their Structural Racism and Cultural Responsiveness offerings, SOWA are featuring two sessions on gender identity and inclusivity — their Welcoming Schools session on Preventing Bias Based Bullying, and “Who taught you that?” Understanding Gender, Creating Affirming Spaces. Learn more and register here.
Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope
UW Ethnic Cultural Center, 5/7/2019, 7:00PM-9:00PM
This event, co-hosted by Sound Discipline and the University of Washington Information School, provides an opportunity for those who are interested in learning more about how stress and trauma impact the body and brain to view the documentary “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” and hear from a panel who will share ideas for building resilience in schools, libraries, and communities. Learn more and register here.
SEL And Academic Learning Catalyst
Webinar, 5/9/2019, 8:30AM-9:30AM
Mindset Works views growth mindset as the catalyst to cultivating SEL-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors, improving academic outcomes, and nurturing the whole learner. In this webinar, Dr. Desiree Margo and Dr. Kendra Coates share insights and examples from the field. Learn more and register here.
Hope Rising: The Science of Hope: Spring Symposium
Bellevue College, 5/17/2019, 9:30AM-5:00PM
What you can do to raise hope in our youth? At this full day symposium, youth program leaders and staff members, board members, community leaders, educators, volunteers, and youth advocates will gain useful tools, practices, and approaches to advance positive youth development. They will learn about the positive impact of hope on youths’ ability to navigate adversity, flourish, and ultimately reach their goals.
Washington State Nonprofit Conference
Meydenbauer Center, 5/21/2019, 8:00AM-4:45PM
Join Washington Nonprofits and colleagues from across Washington State at the 25th Annual Washington State Nonprofit Conference! The conference is the only annual statewide gathering for members of the nonprofit community. Registration available here. As a close partner to Washington Nonprofits, YDEKC Members can receive 15% off of the conference fee by using the code “2019friendinvite15%”.