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 Shared Advocacy Agenda – May 2016

YDEKC Advocacy Deep Dive Rene Murry | Public Policy Manager Greetings YDEKC Members! This is the first of a new monthly communication packed with updates about our common agenda across jurisdictions (starting locally, moving out to federal), and in support of young people reaching their full [...]

Topic: Advocacy

YDEKC Field Notes – April 2016

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 [...]

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