News and Events

Our blog highlights news from the youth development field, advocacy updates, and YDEKC member organizations. Blog spotlights are also shared in our monthly Field Notes newsletters — sign up for our mailing list!




building an organizational culture that supports your team to thrive! YDEKC's Thriving Leaders Series, August 6, 2021

Announcing Our Presenters for Thriving Organizations Event (August 6, 2021)

The on-going global pandemic has forced us to change, adapt, and find new ways to serve our youth. While there have been many calls for us to get back to “normal”, many of us find ourselves reflecting on all the ways what was considered “normal” was not acceptable. Not acceptable for the [...]

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building an organizational culture that supports your team to thrive! YDEKC's Thriving Leaders Series, August 6, 2021

Announcing our Keynote Panelists for Thriving Organizations Event (August 6, 2021)

The calls to re-imagine schools have inspired many of us in the youth development field to look internally. We reflect on where our organizations are currently at and the steps that we can take to make sure that all staff feel supported, included, and socially and emotionally well. In April at [...]

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Welcome, Aria!

We are pleased to announce that YDEKC has welcomed its new Fundraising and Communications Manager, Aria Wilson (she/her), who will help produce our monthly newsletters, write and edit content for social media and the YDEKC website, manage grant activities, and foster communication with YDEKC [...]

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