News and Events

Announcing the Third Event in Our Thriving Leaders Series: Generating a Generation of Change

by Na’Quel Walker   As the Program Coordinator for YDEKC, what has made planning Generating a Generation of Change, our third event in the Thriving Leaders series, so special has been working with our Youth Design Team! When it was time to start thinking about ideas for this Thriving [...]

Category: Blog
Building an Organizational Cultural that supports your team to Thrive

Highlights from YDEKC’s “Building an Organizational Culture That Supports Your Team to Thrive”

Building an Organizational Culture That Supports Your Team to Thrive, the second quarterly event in our new Thriving Leaders series, drew leaders of youth-serving non-profit organizations to be in community with each other for a day of reflection, connection, and learning on August 6, 2021. Thank [...]

Category: Blog
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 [...]

Category: Blog
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 [...]

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

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

Thriving as a Leader in Changing Times, the first quarterly event in our new Thriving Leaders series, drew leaders of youth-serving non-profit organizations to be in community for a day of reflection, connection, and learning on April 9, 2021. Thank you to our 82 attendees (and 110 total [...]

Category: Blog