News and Events

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 Advocacy Action Alert – January 2016

Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends - Happy New Year! I hope you were able to rest and reflect over the last few days (or weeks) and are starting 2016 refreshed and committed to improving our communities. The "graphic recording"  from our 5th Annual Member Summit in November is reminding me of [...]

Topic: Advocacy, Hiring

December Events & Announcements – YDEKC is Hiring!

YDEKC is hiring an Advocacy Manger! Youth Development Executives of King County is working alongside K-12 education and other systems to increase recognition, enhance funding, and advance policies for our sector so that we can best support young people. The Advocacy Manager’s responsibilities [...]

Topic: Hiring

Best Starts for Kids Levy Updates #4

Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends! On Wednesday, ballots for 2016 elections will drop in King County and we want a YES Vote on King County Proposition 1 (Best Starts for Kids) on every resident’s ballot! One year ago, YDEKC members prioritized support for Best Starts as a primary goal for [...]

Best Starts For Kids Levy Updates #3

Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends! The full King County Council was briefed on this past Monday on the Best Starts for Kids Levy. There will likely be a vote next Monday, July 20th @ 1:30 pm in Council Chambers to move the levy forward to voters for the fall elections. Be there! It is [...]