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Metropolitan King County Council
516 Third Ave., Rm. 1200
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-477-1000
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King County "Youth Action Plan" calls for a new set of priorities

The King County Council, in January 2014, passed legislation directing the development of a Youth Action Plan (YAP) to set the County’s priorities for serving its young people. The final YAP and its nine recommendations, presented to the Council on April 15, will guide and inform the County’s annual investment in programs and services for children and youth, from infants to 24 year olds: 

  • YAP-325Social Justice and Equity
  • Strengthen and Stabilize Families, and Children, Youth and Young Adults
  • Stop the School to Prison Pipeline
  • Bust Silos/We’re Better Together
  • Get Smart About Data
  • Invest Early, Invest Often and Invest in Outcomes
  • Accountability
  • Youth Bill of Rights
  • Evaluation and Reporting/Process and Implementation Timeline

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2015 State Policy Statement and the State Legislative Agenda

2015 Federal Policy Statement and the Federal Legislative Agenda

Youth Action Plan

Council Bus Cuts portal page

Metro Bus Cuts portal page

Eastside Rail Corridor

New priorities for County’s Children and Youth

Statement from Council Chair Larry Phillips on Not Seeking Reelection

Reaction to Phillips announcement that he will not seek reelection - von Reichabuer/McDermott/Dembowski/Lambert/Upthegrove/Gossett/Hague/Dunn

King County takes action to root out racial disparity in juvenile justice system

Council calls for action on improving wage equity and promoting family friendly workplace policies 

Rules for public testimony at meetings

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