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building an organizational culture that supports your team to thrive! YDEKC's Thriving Leaders Series, August 6, 2021

Announcing Our Presenters for Thriving Organizations Event (August 6, 2021)

The on-going global pandemic has forced us to change, adapt, and find new ways to serve our youth. While there have been many calls for us to get back to “normal”, many of us find ourselves reflecting on all the ways what was considered “normal” was not acceptable. Not acceptable for the [...]

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building an organizational culture that supports your team to thrive! YDEKC's Thriving Leaders Series, August 6, 2021

Announcing our Keynote Panelists for Thriving Organizations Event (August 6, 2021)

The calls to re-imagine schools have inspired many of us in the youth development field to look internally. We reflect on where our organizations are currently at and the steps that we can take to make sure that all staff feel supported, included, and socially and emotionally well. In April at [...]

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Flyer for event, Thriving as a Leader in Changing Times, April 9, 2021

Highlights from YDEKC’s “Thriving as a Leader in Changing Times”

Today we are reflecting on the April 9, 2021 Thriving Leaders experience by sharing with you the words of our participants and [...]

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Listening to Our Hearts: A Social & Emotional Learning Symposium Reflection

This guest blog post shares a participant's reflections on the messages from Heart Day — the first day of our 3-day SEL Symposium (July 24, [...]

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