Youth development, or positive youth development, served as the unifying principle for a diverse coalition of organizations supported by Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC) from 2010 to 2023 in King County, WA. This printer-friendly two-pager, published in 2019, defines youth development, and connects it to social and emotional learning.
Resource Category: Youth Development Strategy Table
This video includes a hearing and testimony for SB 5601: Creating a youth development office and grant program within the department of commerce.
This video recording includes an overview of HB 1386 as well as testimony from: School’s Out Washington, the Youth Development Strategy Table, Boys & Girls Club of Washington …
This video recording includes a presentation from the Youth Development Strategy Table, School’s Out Washington and Washington State Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) …
This 3-page resource offers a high-level overview of “who, what and why” of youth development.
This state legislative session, SOWA and the Youth Development Strategy Table coalition is requesting funding for youth programs with Senate Bill 5601 and House Bill 1386. This includes a small, but critical, state infrastructure investment to help providers deepen and sustain equitable outcomes for our youth.