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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 [...]

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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)

We're excited to share this guest post from the Holistic Life Foundation, who is partnering with us and School’s Out Washington for a free Drop-in Chair Yoga series for Youth Development Professionals this spring!  Hi, we’re The Holistic Life Foundation. Three local guys bringing [...]

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Photo of Fahren Johnson, keynote speaker of Thriving Leaders event on April 9, 2021.

Announcing Fahren Johnson as YDEKC’s Thriving Leaders Keynote Speaker on April 9, 2021

by Anne Arias We are thrilled to announce Fahren Johnson, Director of Strategic Initiatives for Expanded Learning at Greentrike in Tacoma, as the keynote speaker for Thriving as a Leader in Changing Times, the first quarterly event in our new Thriving Leaders series!  I remember meeting [...]

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Join us for a Partnership Quick Connections Series

by Anne Arias One of the many gaps the pandemic has illuminated is just how disconnected many schools are from their nearby community partners who could support a more comprehensive ecosystem of supports for youth and families. The recognition that community partners have been essential supports [...]

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