The latest from YDEKC and the field.
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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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends – What an inspiring and hopeful time the past month has been for kids and families in King County. First off, together, we passed King County Proposition 1 - Best Starts for Kids! This new $65 Million per year levy has the potential to truly transform outcomes [...]