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Oct 24, 2019: Racial Equity in the Youth Development Field: Serving Refugee and Immigrant Youth and Communities: Session 2 – Organizational Policy and Practice

Event Description What can your organization do to better support the refugee and immigrant young people and families you serve, your staff, and your community. This session will focus on organizational policy and protocols to create more inclusive and supportive environments. Time & [...]

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Sep 26, 2019: Racial Equity in the Youth Development Field: Serving Refugee and Immigrant Youth and Communities: Session 1 – Lay of the Land

Event Description The attack on refugee and immigrant communities over the past few weeks and years has been unprecedented in recent times. Come learn from our Members who are most impacted by the current administration's policies and practice to better understand current reality. Time & [...]

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May 29, 2019: Racial Equity in the Youth Development Field Series Session II

Racial Equity in the Youth Development Field: A Conversation Series for YDEKC Members to Increase Awareness, Intention, and Action Around Issues of Inequity within Youth Serving Organizations Session 2: Engaging Boards in Issues of Race and Equity Boards of Directors of youth serving non-profits [...]

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5 Lessons Learned from YDEKC’s Racial Equity Community of Practice

By Edward Cleofe YDEKC launched our Racial Equity Community of Practice—a group of youth-serving non-profit professionals committing to coming together monthly for a year to discuss the ongoing racial equity work in our organizations—in Spring 2017. Fifteen individuals from nine [...]

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Jan 24, 2019: Racial Equity in the Youth Development Field Series Session I

Racial Equity in the Youth Development Field: A Conversation Series for YDEKC Members to Increase Awareness, Intention, and Action Around Issues of Inequity within Youth Serving Organizations Session 1: A report back on YDEKC’s first Racial Equity Community of Practice Come learn from [...]

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