News and Events

The latest from YDEKC and the field.

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Why is Advocacy for Youth Development Important?

by Rene Murry, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy I was recently asked “What would you like to see as a headline for a major paper in the future?”  After some consideration I came up with: “Washington kids rise! All WA children and youth housed, educated and thriving” I wonder: Is this [...]

Category: Blog, News

Topic: Advocacy

What’s Your Elevator Pitch?: How Do You Talk About Your Program and to Whom?

by Anne Arias   “Your organization is Youth Development Executives of King County? So you represent the County government?” “Well, no….” Prompted in part by some of our colleagues’ experiences with potential stakeholders misinterpreting our organization’s name and the challenge [...]

Category: News