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ABC’s “American Idol” and 4‑H Collaborate for Second Virtual Audition Day

By National 4-H Council | September 19, 2022

The original singing competition and nation’s largest youth organization to host exclusive “Idol Across America” audition day for 4-H singers on Thursday, October 6 “American Idol” Returns for its Sixth Season on ABC in 2023 CHEVY CHASE, MD (September 19, 2022) – Calling all 4-H singers! On Thursday, October 6, the award-winning singing competition “American…

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4‑H Alumni Spotlight: Tiffany Thornton – Corteva Sr. Research Associate

By National 4-H Council | September 14, 2022

It all began when Tiffany Thornton’s parents encouraged her to take part in a 4-H public speaking contest when she was just nine years old.

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Google.org Widens Kids’ Access to Computer Science Education by Awarding $5 Million to National 4‑H Council

By National 4-H Council | September 1, 2022

4-H to expand programs to connect millions of young people in rural and underserved communities to technology, resources and training CHEVY CHASE, MD – Today, National 4-H Council announced a $5 million grant from Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, to expand computer science skills and education to underserved youth across the country. This grant will continue…

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National 4‑H Council Honors New York Governor Kathy Hochul with 4‑H Distinguished Alumni Medallion

By National 4-H Council | August 30, 2022

Governor Hochul is the first sitting governor to receive the award. CHEVY CHASE, MD. (August 30, 2022) – National 4-H Council has awarded New York Governor Kathy Hochul with the 4-H Distinguished Alumni Medallion, an honor given to an accomplished alumnus who embodies the life-changing impact of 4-H. Hochul, a New York 4-H alumna, is…

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The Story of Your Gift

By National 4-H Council | August 24, 2022

Creating Impact Without Boundaries Through National 4-H Council Have you ever wondered about the journey that your dollar takes when you give to National 4-H Council? For instance: how does a dollar donated at the national level impact the 4-H club in your hometown? Or, in what ways does your gift shape the 4-H experience…

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National 4‑H Council Appoints Human Resources Executive Shawnda H. Howard as Vice President, People and Culture

By National 4-H Council | August 8, 2022

CHEVY CHASE, MD. (August 8, 2022) – Today, National 4-H Council announced the appointment of Shawnda H. Howard as Vice President, People and Culture, leading the organization’s human resources department. Howard brings more than 20 years of cross-sector experience in human resources leadership and strategic business partner roles across a variety of HR functions for…

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4‑H Lead to Change Projects Design Local Solutions for Communities

By National 4-H Council | June 30, 2022

4-H empowers youth with the skills they need to become leaders and positive disruptors in their communities. Through events such as the National 4-H Youth Summit on Agriscience, we ignite within every 4-H’er the desire and drive to do more. This year, 19 delegations made up of youth participants that attended the Summit, in partnership…

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Nature’s Path to Improved Youth Mental Health

By National 4-H Council | May 23, 2022

It’s no secret that spending time outdoors has many health benefits. Access to nature is associated with lower levels of stress, anxiety, and sadness. Young people especially have much to gain from the benefits of nature.

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What I Wish People Knew

By National 4-H Council | May 16, 2022

A worldwide organization unlike any other, 4-H is unique. Over 6 million teens and youth of every imaginable background make 4-H what it is, each one of them with their own story. WIWPK is a place to capture their experiences, their challenges, their vision, their success. A 4-H advocate for teen mental health, Mayyadah believes…

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