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In the first session of our King County-wide Partnership Ecosystem Toolkit Cohort more than a year ago, the word “partnership” came up frequently in our discussions. At one point, one of our participants raised an important question—How are we defining “partnership”? Even if a partnership [...]
“Who did you want to be at age 7 and how does that connect with what you are doing now?” This is the opening question posed by one of the advisory committee members for the SEL/Whole Child Symposium. Bright eyes, laughter, nods, and at times, crinkled foreheads in nostalgic reflection fill the [...]
While partnerships between schools and youth-serving organizations have the potential to provide students the opportunity and support they need to be successful, developing strong and sustainable partnerships can be a challenge. YDEKC recently kicked off a peer learning cohort for community based [...]