4-H Alumni Reflection: National 4-H Conference

National 4‑H Conference 2012 As I look back on my 4‑H career, there are certain events that stand out as being particularly impactful, and National 4‑H Conference was one of them. In honor of the 2018 National 4‑H Conference happening this week, I would like to share about my own National Conference experience. I was…

April 10, 2018 7:25 AM
4-H TodayAlumniCitizenship

April 10, 2018 7:25 AM

4-H TodayAlumniCitizenship

4-H Youth POV: Experiencing Legacy Awards

Individuals from all walks of life pour into the Ritz Carlton, all united by their common love of 4‑H. From the Jennifer Sirangelo, the President & CEO of National 4‑H Council, to the young 4‑H representatives greeting, interviewing, and photographing the guests, the green carpet was brimming with outstanding 4‑H’ers, alumni, and supporters. The most…

March 29, 2018 9:41 AM
4-H Today

March 29, 2018 9:41 AM

4-H Today

2018 4-H Legacy Awards: Youth Take Center Stage

In its 9th year, the 4‑H Legacy Awards has continued to prove that young people will always be at the center of why we do what we do. Their stories of compassion, drive, resilience and strength remind us that without them, the future doesn’t seem as bright. Because the future is in their hands, and…

March 21, 2018 8:02 AM
4-H Today

March 21, 2018 8:02 AM

4-H Today

2018 4-H Legacy Awards: Meet the Honorees

On March 20, National 4‑H Council will hold its 9th annual Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C., honoring and influencers True Leaders and 4‑H Grown Alumni, and bringing together dignitaries, community leaders, entertainers and more to celebrate 4‑H and its impact. Here are the honorees and special guests that will be in attendance: The Host This…

March 19, 2018 1:54 PM
4-H Today

March 19, 2018 1:54 PM

4-H Today

4-H Celebrates True Leaders in Service

Every day, 4‑H’ers across the nation pledge their hands to larger service. And every day, 4‑H’ers are rolling up their sleeves and putting their pledge into action – leading positive change that empowers their peers and their communities. This April, join 4‑H as we pledge our hands to larger service all month long! Get ready…

March 15, 2018 11:05 AM
4-H TodayCitizenship

March 15, 2018 11:05 AM

4-H TodayCitizenship

4-H is Growing True Leaders

America is facing a leadership crisis. Many young people today aren’t being given the opportunity to learn the tenacity, strategic-thinking and people skills that they’ll need to lead – now and in the future. For me, leadership started at home as a big sister. As the oldest of four kids, I took on a lot…

March 6, 2018 9:00 AM
Pledge to Youth

March 6, 2018 9:00 AM

Pledge to Youth

4-H and Microsoft Grow Tech Changemakers

Today, True Leaders are making a change in their communities through innovation and leadership, and thanks to the partnership between 4‑H and Microsoft, youth can lead positive change in a digital-driven world. Through the 4‑H Tech Changemakers initiative, Microsoft is equipping young people with the knowledge, resources, and empowerment to lead in their communities through…

February 27, 2018 10:31 AM
PartnershipsSTEM

February 27, 2018 10:31 AM

PartnershipsSTEM

4-H Expert Series: Michael Snyder, 4-H Alumnus and Co-Founder of Made In Space, on the making of a STEM leader yesterday, today and tomorrow

How does 4‑H grow leaders? By providing a kid with the tools needed to teach innovation in their community. By fostering personal attributes like confidence, determination and drive. By planting the seed of an idea that tells a young person that they are capable of doing anything. All of these things, and so much more,…

February 22, 2018 1:46 PM
Pledge to YouthSTEMAlumni

February 22, 2018 1:46 PM

Pledge to YouthSTEMAlumni

4-H Youth in Action: Year in the Life of a 4-H STEM Youth Spokesperson

Looking back, 2017 has certainly been a whirlwind of excitement. I’ve traveled to both coasts of the United States, spoken at incredible STEM events with some of the most influential people I’ve ever met in my life, and continued to do what I love, sharing my passion for learning. I started off my year as…

February 22, 2018 12:58 PM
STEM

February 22, 2018 12:58 PM

STEM

4-H Prepares Kids for Future STEM Careers

Employment in STEM is growing, and 4‑H is preparing today’s generation for these opportunities. I had the opportunity to partner with Click2Science to share the importance of preparing our students for a future STEM career.  

February 5, 2018 1:05 PM
Pledge to YouthPartnershipsSTEM

February 5, 2018 1:05 PM

Pledge to YouthPartnershipsSTEM