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

Announcing Our Presenters for Thriving Leaders Event (April 9, 2021)

by Anne Arias This has been such a difficult year for so many of us, and “thriving” may be the last thing we feel capable of right now. This past week, for example, brought so much grief and anger back to the surface. After watching a video from the WA State Department of Health from last fall [...]

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Holistic Life Foundation flyer with a young person sitting cross-legged, relaxed with eyes closed.

Holistic Life Foundation: Free Drop-in Chair Yoga Classes for Youth Development Professionals (Supported by YDEKC and School’s Out Washington)

Register now for a drop-in Chair Yoga Session! Holistic Life Foundation will host 30-minute sessions Tuesdays and Thursdays through April [...]

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