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Greetings YDEKC Members and Friends – Watching my kindergartner’s elementary performance of “An Evening with Frog and Toad” earlier this week made me realize how fast this year has flown by! As school year programming wraps up and summer launches, I hope you’re able to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]