|City Level Activity
City of Seattle
Family, Education, Preschool, and Promise (FEPP) Levy
YDEKC held a conversation with several of our members and the city Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL). DEEL will be hosting Community events as they continute to develop an implementation plan. The community meetings are scheduled for:
- March 13th 6:30PM-8:30PM at Youngstown. Cohosted with Office of Arts and Culture
- March 19th 5:00PM-6:30PM at Magnolia Library
- March 27th 7:00-8:30PM at University Heights
Upcoming City Council meetings regarding the FEPP Levy are tentatively scheduled for:
- March 13th at 9:30AM
- March 27th at 9:30AM
- April 10th at 9:30AM
- April 15th at 2:00PM
Seattle Human Services Coalition
YDEKC has several members currently serving on SHSC. Steve Daschle from SWYFS is co-chair of the coalition, Shoshana Wineberg from YouthCare is co-chairing the city budget task force, Hikma Sherka YDEKC’s Policy Research Assistant is serving on the committee for the Human Services Awards and Richard Finley from the Boys and Girls Clubs of King County will be serving on the committee to plan the city council candidates forum this fall.
North End Services Coalition
A new coalition is forming on the North end of Seattle, for all providers north of the canal. YDEKC has been represented on the planning and steering committee for the past 18 months. Erica Mullen, new Executive Director of the Bureau of Fearless Ideas, will be joining the newly formed committee to move the coalition forward and help to bring up youth issues in North Seattle.