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.


New YDEKC Report Released! A Landscape Scan of Social Emotional Learning in the Road Map Region

Bells are ringing in the YDEKC office! We are excited to report that our Social and Emotional Learning Landscape Scan of the Road Map region is complete. The scan report is now published (including an executive summary) and summarizes what systems and structures are in place that support whole [...]

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Setting Goals & Logic Models

As we ask youth in our classrooms and programs to set goals at the beginning of a new school year, I am reminded of the importance of setting our own program goals, and ensuring the activities we design match the outcomes we are hoping to achieve. In the context of a school-community partnership, [...]

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Meet our Policy Research Assistant Hikma Sherka!

Hikma Sherka is our new Policy Research Assistant and will be our point person for advocacy events through January 2018. She comes to us with experience serving on multiple youth boards and was recently appointed to the King County Children and Youth Advisory Board (CYAB). Recently, we asked her to [...]

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Topic: Advocacy

Upcoming Measurement Toolkit Training: Theory of Change to Logic Model

The first installment in our Measurement Toolkit training series is coming right up! Workshop Description: From Theory of Change to Logic Model: Mapping your Vision to Actions and Outcomes Examines the relationship between theories of change and logic models. How are these tools used in [...]