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Remote Work and the Mycelium Network

by Jessica Werner In October, I celebrated ten years as the Executive Director of YDEKC and now have spent over twenty years in youth development in the nonprofit sector here in King County, Washington. I have built so many relationships over these past decades, building my sense of community, [...]

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YDEKC Impact Story: Launch

by Aria Wilson As students gear up for colder weather since going back to school, Launch commends school districts on working diligently to re-engage students in the classroom this fall. Launch has been a Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC) Member organization since its inception [...]

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YDEKC Impact Story: Renegades For Life

Renegades For Life, first founded in Chicago, Illinois, recently created a new chapter in Seattle, Washington. Opened by Saleem Robinson in 2016, they have a mission to change the lives of youth and families. Through careful intervention, Renegades For Life provides them with with comprehensive [...]

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