4-H Fights Hunger

4-H Fights Hunger - summary

September is Hunger Awareness Month. To celebrate, National 4-H Council is proud to highlight the 4-H programs dedicated to educating and feeding communities through food nutrition, meal preparation, and family resources.

Thanks to our partners, 4-H is able to provide young people with the tools needed to empower themselves, peers, families and communities through various 4-H Healthy Living programs.




4-H Expert Series: USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden

Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden

Sparking interest in agriculture and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is even more important for young women and girls who remain under represented in ag and STEM careers.

I had the pleasure to connect with U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden. As a visionary in agriculture, an advocate for women and girls, and proud 4-H alumna, she shared her thoughts on the importance of 4-H hands-on learning programs today, and provided insight on her vision for the next generation of our nation’s leaders.




4-H NYSD Partner Spotlight: HughesNet

HughesNet - 4-H - Youth

4-H programs sponsored by HughesNet give kids all over the country chances to experience science and technology in their own communities. HughesNet has sponsored national 4-H programs designed to show students just how interesting STEM can be. Among them is 4-H National Youth Science Day, the world’s largest youth-led science experiment. On October 7th, youth all over the country will be participating in local events while the national event is taking place in Washington D.C.




Top 5 Questions About the Maker Movement

I hosted a webinar entitled, “Extension & the Maker Movement,” and was able to answer a multitude of questions about the Maker Movement from professionals across the country. To enrich this discussion, I felt it necessary to answer these five basic questions about the Maker Movement.




4-H NYSD Partner Spotlight: U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular - 4-H

4-H STEM programs provide a strong foundation to feed young people's curiosity and help them learn what they are passionate about. This is one of the many reasons U.S. Cellular supports 4-H and STEM educational programs.



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