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Leadership Discussion Groups for YDEKC Members – Apply for 2023 Program

Deepen your leadership support network with YDEKC!  We are excited to announce our third round of Leadership Discussion Groups! This is a program exclusively for executive directors and leaders from YDEKC member organizations collectively focused on ensuring that Black, Indigenous, and youth of [...]

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Event Summary & Resources: Thriving Leaders Forum on Pay Equity

On April 22, 2022, YDEKC hosted a Thriving Leaders Forum: Reimagining Pay Equity in Youth-serving Nonprofits, the first event in our 2022 Thriving Leaders series. Our goals for the 3-hour forum were to:  Explore many of the challenges and opportunities related to Pay Equity in our sector in [...]

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Tackling Pay Equity in the Nonprofit Sector

After two years of living through a Pandemic, we all have new insights on what matters most to us, how we want to spend our time, and what we want and expect in our compensation. These insights may be part of what's driving the "great resignation" or "great reshuffle" as folks make new choices that [...]

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Announcing YDEKC’s Thriving Leaders of Color Fund Grantees!

by Anne Arias Our community’s response to the Request for Proposals for YDEKC’s Thriving Leaders of Color Fund illustrates the value of, and critical need for, intentional activities that support people of color in the youth development field. We received 39 applications, with a total of [...]

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Join us for Youth Development Advocacy Week!

by Rene Murry The 2022 Legislative Session for Washington State began on January 10! It is a short session this year (sixty days) that happens every other year in Washington unless the sessions are extended for special projects.  YDEKC has been engaged in our state legislative work with [...]

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