Wednesday, November 20, 2019

4-H Professionals News & Notes 11/19/19

Registration is now open for this special session of Citizenship Washington Focus. 4-H'ers ages 14-19 will learn the intricacies of the Executive branch and explore their role in citizenship. We want to provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience for youth and for this reason, priority will be given to groups with at least four youths to each adult. Don't miss this monumental event in history!

Thank you for participating in 4-H National Youth Science Day this year! Tell us what you thought about the 2019 challenge, Game Changers, and what you hope to see in a future 4-H NYSD challenge. Complete the survey by November 27th, and receive a $10 off $50 coupon from Shop 4-H.

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health sets aside the third Thursday of every November to celebrate National Rural Health Day. Join us on Thursday, November 21, by tweeting your support at 11:21 AM using the hashtag #powerofrural to “Celebrate the Power of Rural”, spotlight the unique healthcare challenges that rural citizens face and the efforts of rural healthcare providers, State Offices of Rural Health and other rural stakeholders to address those challenges.

In 4‑H, we believe in the power of young people. 4‑H Youth Voices places the spotlight on the diverse perspectives of youth from all beliefs and backgrounds who are creating positive change in the world around us. From battling the opioid crisis to fighting mental health stigmas to reducing food waste through local advocacy, 4‑H’ers are helping solve some of the nation’s greatest challenges.

Nominations are open for the 2020 National Ag Day Student Leadership Training, exclusive Bayer Prelude and Ag Day activities on Capitol Hill March 22-24, in Washington, D.C. Each state 4-H office may nominate up to two individuals. Nominees must submit application by December 6th. Thanks to Bayer, travel & lodging will be covered for the ten selected 4-H representatives. 

Showcase your 4-H and state pride with a limited edition long sleeve 4-H State Tee! We're accepting pre-orders through noon ET on Monday, November 25th. PLUSsave 10% off the purchase price when you order 4 or more! So grab some friends and family, and place a group order. The discount will automatically calculate at checkout.

Week 1 for Citizenship Washington Focus is almost sold out! Register today for opportunities to learn about topics like civil discourse and to create a national network of friends and mentors.


4‑H welcomes kids of all beliefs and backgrounds, giving them a voice to express who they are and how they make their lives and communities better.

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