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Invest in Youth Breakfast: Lenny Wilkens delivers keynote
Lenny Wilkens Brad and Danielle Tilden will serve as community co-chairs

YES' annual fundraising breakfast, the Invest in Youth Breakfast, will take place on March 24, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue.

Basketball legend, Hall of Fame inductee, former SuperSonics player, retired coach and philanthropist Lenny Wilkens will deliver the keynote speech. Wilkens has dedicated his life outside the basketball court to advocating for and supporting accessible health care for children. His foundation, The Lenny Wilkens Foundation, has raised over $8 million for the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in Central Seattle and other programs and services focusing on youth and families.

Brad and Danielle Tilden will serve as community co-chairs for the event. Brad Tilden is the chairman and chief executive officer of Alaska Air Group and its two subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Danielle Tilden is the owner of Capitol Hill's Station 7 boutique, and her career working in youth-serving organizations spans over 25 years.

Read more on the Invest in Youth webpage.

YES hosts Dialectical Behavior Therapy training

YES will co-host Dialectical Behavior Therapy Foundational Training™ in partnership with Behavioral Tech, LLC (BTECH), which collaborates with Dr. Marsha Linehan - the creator of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) - to provide high-quality training based on the latest research.

The five-day training, which will be held Feb. 22-26, is designed specifically for therapists and trainers who are members of an intensively trained DBT team, but have not yet completed Intensive training themselves.

Those interested in registering must apply by Jan. 25. See BTECH's website for details. 

425 Magazine names YES a "Nonprofit You Should Know About"
425 Magazine recognized YES as one of its most-loved local nonprofits in its November/December 2015 issue! Read their write-up.

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