The latest from YDEKC and the field.
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Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends - Watching the sugar snap peas, peonies and hostas emerge from the ground and the dogwood trees in full bloom around my house means that summer is right around the corner! As spring breaks come and go this month, summer planning is in full swing - for programs [...]
Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends - Even if the weather in March came in like a lion and is on track to go out like a lamb, our public policy here at home (and everywhere else in the country) is on a different path. Action is gearing up for Best Starts for Kids implementation, the (Seattle) [...]
Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends - What an incredible time to be working on behalf of children and youth in our region as more attention is being focused locally, county-wide and in the state to support kids. YDEKC is thrilled to have added advocacy bandwidth to our staff team with the addition [...]
Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends - 2016 has gotten off to a fast and furious start! The 2016 legislative session in Olympia is already in full swing. Implementation planning for Best Starts is getting underway at the County, and changes are afoot in our local school districts and cities. [...]