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 Field Notes – March 2016

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) [...]

Category: News

YDEKC Field Notes – February 2016

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 [...]

Category: News

YDEKC Field Notes January 2016

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. [...]

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