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YDEKC Impact Story: Renegades For Life

Renegades For Life is a YDEKC member organization, and we're excited to share their story! Learn about their work and our collective [...]

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You don’t have to be a white supremacist to reinforce white supremacy norms.

by Jessica Werner While watching overt racism playing out all over the country, it’s easy—especially for white folks—to want to disassociate from even hearing the words “white supremacy.” However, the way our institutions have been built in this country, and maybe particularly in the [...]

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Fall 2019: Racial Equity Series: Supporting Refugee & Immigrant Communities: Session 1 – Lay of the Land

by Hikma Sherka In the spring of 2017, YDEKC launched its first Racial Equity Community of Practice to offer an opportunity for members who were working to embed Racial Equity Policy, Practice and Programming in their organizations to come together and learn from one another. Our first Community of [...]

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Nov 21, 2019: Racial Equity in the Youth Development Field: Serving Refugee and Immigrant Youth and Communities: Session 3 – Collaboration and Partnership

Event Description How can we strengthen collaboration between youth serving organizations that explicitly focus on refugee and immigrant youth, and those that include refugee and immigrant youth in broader programming. Time & Location Location TBD Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:00AM-12:30PM [...]

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