Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends –
Change is in the air with the crisp fresh autumn air! So many opportunities before us in the coming months to ensure young people are thriving in King County. We are thrilled to also welcome our new Communications and Database Coordinator, Eddie Cleofe, to our team!
Read on for many opportunities to learn, engage and act. Hope you get to enjoy the crisper fall days that are upon us.
Advocacy: Garnering systemic support of the youth development field
Save the Date! YDEKC’s Annual Member Only Summit will be held on November 16th, 2016 from 9 am – 3:00 pm. More information to come!
King County: YDEKC celebrates the passing of the BEST STARTS FOR KIDS! Implementation Plan on September 19th! Stay tuned for more information on how to get more involved with the Request for Proposal (RFP) process!
2100 Building, Board Room 10/4 12:00 to 1:30
YDEKC has been asked to host a focus group about the current proposal for a new Children’s Department. Please join us and be a voice for Community Based organizations and the youth we serve. Contact Rene Murry at email@example.com to RSVP!
Children’s Alliance: Member and Community Survey
The Member and Community Survey has questions about the kids’ issues that matter to you, your connections to the issues we are working on, and how Children’s Alliance can support you as an advocate for kids. Complete the survey here!
City of Seattle Budget Hearings: 10/5 and 10/25
The Mayor’s budget was released on 9/26 and information can be found here. The Seattle Human Services Coalition (SHSC’s) City Budget Task Force has delivered to the Mayor’s Office, a portfolio of SHSC members’ recommendations of what we need to do in the 2017-18 budget to come closer to their shared vision of a Just and Thriving Community. Budget hearings will be held 10/5 and 10/25, more details on budget process timing can be found here.
Outcomes: Promoting common youth development outcomes
YDEKC continues to play a role in elevating motivation, engagement, and social emotional learning in partnership with the Road Map Project and with and for our members. Much is happening in this space locally and nationally as recognition of the importance of the skills and dispositions that influence youth success grows.
Our Measurement Toolkit is now online!
The materials used in last year’s Shared Measurement Initiative are now available on our website. Toolkit components can be used alone or in combination and will serve as the basis of our Measurement and Evaluation training series. We will be featuring individual resources in our monthly newsletter.
Measurement Toolkit Featured Resource
Can’t attend a workshop? Several theory of change resources are available in the toolkit. ThisPowerPoint presentation provides an overall summary, and this quick tip sheet and itsaccompanying worksheet provide practical guidance.
Theory of Change and Logic Model Workshop 10/11
School’s Out Washington 10/11, 9:30-11:30
Examine the relationship between theories of change and logic models. How are these tools used in practice? This workshop will give participants an opportunity to work through their own program theory and create a basic logic model. Part 1 of YDEKC’s Measurement and Evaluation Series. RSVP here! Limited spots remaining.
Road Map Region’s SEL Symposium 10/7
Tukwila Community Center 10/7, 9:00 to 4:00
YDEKC leads the Youth Development for Education Results workgroup of the Road Map Project. Join us for the 1st SEL Symposium, focused on decision makers, researchers, funders and other system leaders. We seek to bring people from an array of settings and sectors to advance Social Emotional Learning research, professional development, practice, and system integration. RSVP here! Space limited to 80 participants.
Capacity Building: Increasing member capacity through professional development and networking opportunities
Advocacy 101 Training with Rene Murry 10/20
Shoreline Library 10/20, 4:30 to 6:30
Save the Date for an advocacy training! If you would like to come to an advocacy training or have someone from your organization that you would like to send along, Rene Murry will be presenting on Advocacy 101 for the North Urban Human Services Association. Please email Rene with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join a Supervisor/Facilitator Roundtable!
The Roundtable series hosted and facilitated by Mike Beebe is a peer learning community model convened for the purpose of becoming more effective in our work to create a more just world. The underlying philosophy of the Roundtable is that we all have great knowledge, skills, and wisdom to offer the group. Through a combination of training offered by Mike, learning from each other, and building of a supportive community, participants will ultimately become more effective leaders!
Averting the Crisis in Nonprofit Leadership 10/4
Webinar 10/4, 12:00 to 1:00
What are the most pressing leadership issues facing the nonprofit community today? Does your nonprofit have a plan to face these challenges head on? Marc Pitman, fundraising coach and founder of the Concord Leadership Group will introduce the latest data on these questions. And give explore key suggestions suggested by the research about how to address these issues – even on the smallest of budgets. Register here.
Risk Management for Programs Serving Children: Preventing Sexual Misconduct
2100 Building, 10/11 12:00 to 2:00
Join WayFind for a new legal training on the important and sensitive issue of keeping children safe while in the care of programs intended to serve them. This training will cover the risks involved when serving children, prevention of sexual misconduct, insurance coverage, releases, and legal compliance requirements. The cost for a non-profit professional is $60. Register here.
Training & Livestream: The New Overtime Rules
What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know
2100 Building & Livestream, 11/1 12:00 to 2:00
The Department of Labor announced new overtime regulations that will go into effect on December 1, 2016. Most employees earning less then $47,500 per year will be entitled to overtime compensation. This presentation will highlight the upcoming changes to the overtime rules and salary requirements for employees who are categorized as “exempt” under the executive, professional, or administrative exemptions. The cost for Washington Nonprofits members is $10. Register here.
Dare to Disrupt! The Pathway to Excellence and Equity in Education
The Westin Seattle, 10/24-26
The National Summer Learning Association and School’s Out Washington will co-host the National Conference on Afterschool and Summer Learning. Practitioners, policymakers, funders, and researchers from across the out-of-school time field will share leading ideas and forge a path for the future as we dare to disrupt the role of afterschool and summer in an emerging new learning frontier. Register here.
$50 registration discount for YDEKC members! Contact Eddie Cleofe at email@example.com for details.
Members on the Move & Job Opportunities
Welcome Eddie Cleofe to the YDEKC team!
We are thrilled to introduce you to our new Communications and Database Coordinator, Eddie Cleofe. Eddie comes to YDEKC with experience as a youth worker and in college access for students of color. After graduating from Brown University, he came to Seattle to serve as an AmeriCorps at Franklin High School through College Access Now. Eddie is passionate about racial equity and is committed to ensuring young people have opportunities and agency in their communities and in their lives. Eddie is an awesome addition to our team. Hope you have the chance to meet him soon!
Welcome Lisa Chin, CEO of Boys and Girls Clubs of King County
Lisa took the helm at the Boys and Girls Clubs of King County in August. Most recently, Lisa was the founder of Year Up Puget Sound and had multiple experiences in non-profit leadership before that. Welcome back, Lisa! (And in case you missed it, Calvin Lyons is now leading the BGC in Los Angeles).
Arts Corps seeks new Executive Director
Elizabeth Whitford, fearless leader at Arts Corps, has announced her departure. Elizabeth will be missed for her sharp mind and deep commitment to equity. Are you the next “badass leader” they are seeking?
Puget Sound College and Career Network is hiring!
The College Access Network Manager will build regional capacity around postsecondary readiness by working across school districts, higher education, and college access organizations. See full job listing here! 10/2 priority deadline.
The Postsecondary Program Specialist provides critical administrative support for our postsecondary team. See full job listing here! Applications reviewed on ongoing basis.
Youth Program Directory
CHECK IT OUT!
Over 1,000 programs are listed in the Youth Program Directory! Woot Woot! If you are in the directory and have changes for any of your program listings, please email our data specialist partner (Elizabeth) at Crisis Clinic 211 at YouthProgramDirectory@crisisclinic.org with your updates/changes.
If you are NOT in the directory, list your program!
Go to the “List Your Program” page and check to see if you meet the directory’s Eligibility Policy. Then please submit both the “Organization Info Form” once and the “Program Info Form” for EACH program that you offer. If one program has multiple sites, you can list all sites within one program listing.
Like Youth Program Directory On Facebook & Twitter!
Like the Youth Program Directory Page on Facebook here and follow us on Twitter@YPDKingCounty. We’ll be sure to keep you up to date on the latest programs and more! If your organization or program has a good news story that we can link to be spotlighted on our Facebook or Twitter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Thank you for continuing to work together to advance the youth development field. Hope to see you soon!
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Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC) is a coalition of youth-serving organizations working together to improve outcomes for young people.