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!




We’re Hiring: YDEKC Database & Administrative Coordinator

Position The YDEKC team is hiring throughout winter 2021-2022. Join our team! Applications received by January 4, 2022 will receive full consideration. Click the link below to read a full job description for the following opportunities and to apply: YDEKC Database & Administrative [...]

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Revisiting the logic model

Using planning and evaluation tools to make your vision and values real In the fall of 2020, YDEKC adopted a new strategic plan and with it, a revised mission statement that more explicitly affirms our commitment to Black and Indigenous youth, and youth of color. We then focused on [...]

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Announcing Our Panelists and Presenters for Thriving Youth Event (December 7th & 14th, 2021)

We are so excited for event attendees to hear directly from young people and adults working to share power with youth and incorporating their voices in the incredibly important work that they do. The first day of Generating a Generation of Change will consist of a keynote panel comprised of both [...]

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Announcing the Third Event in Our Thriving Leaders Series: Generating a Generation of Change

by Na’Quel Walker   As the Program Coordinator for YDEKC, what has made planning Generating a Generation of Change, our third event in the Thriving Leaders series, so special has been working with our Youth Design Team! When it was time to start thinking about ideas for this Thriving [...]

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