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The latest from YDEKC and the field.


Visit this site to learn about upcoming YDEKC training opportunities and events,  urgent advocacy priorities, new and exciting research relevant to our field, and important happenings in the King County youth development community.

 

YDEKC Shared Advocacy Agenda – October 2016

Deep Dive into Advocacy: Our Shared Agenda What does it take to be an advocate? “In its broadest sense, advocacy means 'any public action to support and recommend a cause, policy or practice.' That covers a lot of public actions, from displaying
 a bumper sticker to sounding off with a [...]

YDEKC Shared Advocacy Agenda – June 2016

Deep Dive into Advocacy: Our Shared Agenda Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends - Advocacy is about Hope. At the May 26 poverty conference hosted by Partners for our Children, Siobhan Ring from the Children’s Alliance compellingly stated “I suggest inspirational thinking and a long view into [...]

YDEKC Shared Advocacy Agenda – May 2016

YDEKC Advocacy Deep Dive Rene Murry | Public Policy Manager Greetings YDEKC Members! This is the first of a new monthly communication packed with updates about our common agenda across jurisdictions (starting locally, moving out to federal), and in support of young people reaching their full [...]

Topic: Advocacy

YDEKC State Legislative Action Alert – March 2016

Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends - I would like to introduce myself to you! My name is Rene Murry and I have joined YDEKC as the Public Policy Manager for the organization.  I began working with YDEKC Feb 22nd and I have been working in Olympia for the end of the Legislative Session. Please [...]

Topic: Advocacy