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Leslie Coleman, VP, Head of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Nutrien, is Elected to National 4‑H Council’s Board of Trustees

March 29, 2022

National 4-H Council is pleased to announce the election of Leslie Coleman, Vice President, Head of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Nutrien, to its Board of Trustees. Coleman was unanimously elected during National 4-H Council’s Board meeting in Tucson, Arizona on March 23.

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4‑H and the CHS Foundation Partner to Empower Youth

March 9, 2022

Today, National 4-H Council announced a partnership with the CHS Foundation through the 4-H True Leaders in Equity and What I Wish People Knew (WIWPK) programs.

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National 4‑H Council Receives Transformational $50 Million Gift from MacKenzie Scott

February 22, 2022

Today, National 4-H Council announced a $50 million gift from writer and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the largest single gift in 4-H’s 120-year history.

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National 4‑H Council Board Elects New Chair and Trustees

January 13, 2022

U.S Dairy Export Council President and CEO Krysta Harden Selected as Board Chair Corteva Agriscience Executive Vice President Rajan Gajaria and Louisiana 4-H Alumnus Tay Moore Selected as Trustees Chevy Chase, MD (January 13, 2022) – National 4 H Council has announced the election of U.S. Dairy Export Council’s president and CEO Krysta Harden as board…

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National 4‑H Council Board of Trustees Elects U.S. Dairy Export Council President and CEO Krysta Harden as Board Chair

January 13, 2022

CHEVY CHASE, MD (January 13, 2022) – Krysta Harden, the first woman to lead the U.S. Dairy Export Council and a former U.S. Agriculture Department deputy secretary, has been elected board chair by the National 4-H Council Board of Trustees. Harden will focus on extending opportunity to all American youth by leading National 4-H Council’s ambitious…

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4‑H Selects Five Teens as National 4‑H Tech Changemakers for 2022

December 14, 2021

National 4-H Council announced the national 4-H Tech Changemakers for 2022. Five 4-H teens from around the country were selected as ambassadors of the 4-H Tech Changemakers program. They will spend the next year teaching digital skills in their local communities while advocating for digital equity and skills education across the country.

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4‑H, the nation’s largest youth development organization, grows confident young people who are empowered for life today and prepared for career tomorrow. 4‑H programs empower nearly six million young people across the U.S. through experiences that develop critical life skills. 4‑H is the youth development program of our nation’s Cooperative Extension System and USDA, and serves every county and parish in the U.S. through a network of 110 public universities and more than 3000 local Extension offices. Globally, 4‑H collaborates with independent programs to empower one million youth in 50 countries. The research-backed 4‑H experience grows young people who are four times more likely to contribute to their communities; two times more likely to make healthier choices; two times more likely to be civically active; and two times more likely to participate in STEM programs.

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