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ABC’s “American Idol” and 4-H Collaborate for Second Virtual Audition Day
The original singing competition and nation’s largest youth organization to host exclusive “Idol Across America” audition…
Google.org Widens Kids’ Access to Computer Science Education by Awarding $5 Million to National 4-H Council
4-H to expand programs to connect millions of young people in rural and underserved communities to…
National 4-H Council Honors New York Governor Kathy Hochul with 4-H Distinguished Alumni Medallion
Governor Hochul is the first sitting governor to receive the award. CHEVY CHASE, MD. (August 30,…
National 4-H Council Appoints Human Resources Executive Shawnda H. Howard as Vice President, People and Culture
CHEVY CHASE, MD. (August 8, 2022) – Today, National 4-H Council announced the appointment of Shawnda…
Leslie Coleman, VP, Head of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Nutrien, is Elected to National 4-H Council’s Board of Trustees
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.
4-H and the CHS Foundation Partner to Empower Youth
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.
National 4-H Council Receives Transformational $50 Million Gift from MacKenzie Scott
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.
National 4-H Council Board Elects New Chair and Trustees
U.S Dairy Export Council President and CEO Krysta Harden Selected as Board Chair Corteva Agriscience Executive…
National 4-H Council Board of Trustees Elects U.S. Dairy Export Council President and CEO Krysta Harden as Board Chair
CHEVY CHASE, MD (January 13, 2022) – Krysta Harden, the first woman to lead the U.S. Dairy…
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