Summer Updates from the King County Family Youth Council

Please visit the King County Family Youth Council webpage for more information on FYC Happy Summer! This summer is turning out to be very different then we all thought. FYC hope everyone is practicing safe social distancing as you get some sun and fun. We are sharing some activities idea and resource links below for…

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Level Up! Conference 2020

Repost from Seattle YMCA Step Out and Level Up: Life Skills & Employment Conference for Young Adults Step out and level up at the Y Social Impact Center’s annual young adult life skills and employment conference, Level Up! This four-day, online conference offers life skills workshops, employment forums, lunch pickups, swag giveaways, prizes and more!…

Emerging Leaders Fellowship Honors Ruth Woo’s Commitment to Future Generations

Ruth Woo dedicated her life to making her community a better place, taking the role of both activist in her region as well as a mentor to many future civic leaders who would develop into prominent figures. Her work was shaped by her life experience as the daughter of Japanese immigrants--living through things like the…

Developmental Screening for All: Workforce Development

Originally published on the Best Starts for Kids Blog This is the fourth and final post in our blog series “Developmental Screening for All.” For the past year, Best Starts for Kids has been gathering feedback from community members and partners to better understand the successes, gaps and disparities related to developmental screening, referral and…

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Transition Fairs provide connection and opportunity for youth with developmental disabilities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7pWHwFMrm8 This blog post was originally posted on KCEmployees.com School-to-Work Program The King County School-to-Work Program provides students with developmental disabilities the resources to plan a bright future after high school. The program is currently planning its 13th annual Transition Resource Fairs: two one-day conferences attended by families, teachers, local agencies, and potential employers intended to help students with…