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2014-10-20 12:32:47

4-H educators from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to drive new mentoring initiative, My Brother's Keeper CHEVY CHASE, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded a $9.8 million grant to National 4-H Council in support of the 4-H National Mentoring Program. The grant comes as a part of the OJJDP's national effort to strengthen, expand and implement youth mentoring activities...

2014-10-09 20:22:19

4-H National Youth Science Day uses Rockets to the Rescue experiment to spark youth interest in STEM CHEVY CHASE, Md., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), which launched on October 8. The Rockets to the Rescue experiment was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and...

2014-10-06 12:30:37

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the fall 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the fifth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4?H programming in each of the communities where a TSC or Del's Farm and Feed Supply store is located. The fall 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign will...

2014-09-24 12:31:06

One million dollar commitment from Monsanto Company to National 4-H Council supports the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience CHEVY CHASE, Md., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council and Monsanto Company today announced that they will continue their efforts to inspire the next generation through the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience. Through this program, the organizations are partnering to help youth develop 21(st) century workforce skills necessary to meet the needs of a...

2014-09-16 16:22:31

Youth in six urban areas to develop problem-solving skills to tackle environmental challenges CHEVY CHASE, Md., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council, with support from Disney, today launched Connecting Urban Youth to the Environment, a new program that helps youth in urban communities discover and protect nature. Connecting showcases a fun, interactive program in six urban areas throughout the U.S.: Los Angeles; Orange County, Calif.; Orlando, Fla.;...

2014-08-14 12:32:02

Youth in four U.S. markets to develop technical and scientific literacy, important life skills CHEVY CHASE, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council and Philips, a diversified health and well-being company focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovation, today announced they have partnered to "light up" youth interest in science and technology. The partnership includes a new program based on 4-H's Magic of Electricity curriculum to help 800 youth...

2014-07-30 12:30:30

Ostaszewski's Wear Your Soul Project joins with National 4-H Council on "Riding it Forward" journey to engage youth across the nation in pledge to live healthy, fight obesity CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joe Ostaszewski, Biggest Loser finalist and former Florida State University defensive lineman, says the Biggest Loser show saved his life. Now, he's "riding it forward" in a 2,900-mile bike ride across the country to inspire others and help save American youth...

2014-07-24 12:21:33

Educators given chance to win $1,000 and a STEM classroom makeover CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] are launching the "Teachers Bringing Science to Life" contest that will provide resources and rewards for educators who encourage their students to explore the field of aerospace engineering. To enter, teachers must submit photos of their students conducting the 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD)...

2014-07-14 12:30:34

Winner of video contest will win $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day in Washington, D.C. CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 10 talented young people from across the U.S. were named finalists in the "Inspire a Future Scientist" video contest and are one step closer to winning $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day. Young people from around the country submitted videos of up to 15 seconds to demonstrate their love of science and show how...

2014-06-25 16:23:49

Nonprofit marketing veteran Artis Stevens to lead strategy for revitalizing the 4-H brand CHEVY CHASE, Md., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, National 4-H Council has announced Artis Stevens as its new senior vice president, Marketing and Brand. In this role, Stevens will lead the organization's efforts to strengthen and elevate the existing 4-H brand and will oversee marketing for all revenue generating units, including National 4-H Youth Conference Center and...


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