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Highlights from YDEKC’s “Generating a Generation of Change”

by Na’Quel Walker   Generating a Generation of Change, the last event in our Thriving Leaders series and co-designed with our youth design team, called on leaders in the youth development field to be in community with young people, to hear their thoughts and hopes for youth and adult [...]

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Announcing Our Panelists and Presenters for Thriving Youth Event (December 7th & 14th, 2021)

We are so excited for event attendees to hear directly from young people and adults working to share power with youth and incorporating their voices in the incredibly important work that they do. The first day of Generating a Generation of Change will consist of a keynote panel comprised of both [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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