FOX 5 DC Interviews CA 4‑H Club Leader Justin Lehnert
Fox 5 DC interviews California 4‑H leader Justin Lehnert, who taught the wilderness survival class that helped two young girls survive uninjured when lost for two days.
4‑H News Highlights
IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball fought to save his family’s avocado farm from destruction. Now he’s eager to rebuild—and spread the joys of eating his favorite food.
The Carrico sisters, who are 5 and 8 years old, knew something about wilderness survival thanks to their experiences in 4‑H. According to NPR, the sisters put their 4‑H "skills to use after getting lost during a walk in the woods Friday afternoon in pursuit of a deer trail."
For more than 100 years, 4‑H has been the nation’s leading youth organization to welcome young people of all beliefs and backgrounds, giving youth voice to express who they are and how they make their lives and communities better. These values are an inherent part of the 4‑H program since our founding when too often the perspectives and potential of young people were overlooked in improving their communities. As a result, a powerful program called 4‑H was created and has grown to empower nearly six million kids across the country today willing to take on societal issues such as addressing community health inequities, advancing innovations in technology, engaging in civil discourse and advocating for equity and inclusion for all.
The Web Marketing Association honored National 4‑H Council with a 2018 Web Award for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development.
To celebrate National Ag Day, Jennifer Sirangelo, National 4‑H Council President & CEO, joined Dr. Mae Jemison, engineer, physician and NASA astronaut and the first African American woman to travel in space, on CNBC’s Squawk Box, to bring to light the need to prepare the next generation for tomorrow’s global challenges by exposing young people to agri-science and STEM programs. This segment highlights the recent Bayer/4‑H survey findings being released, discusses the critical need to build a strong talent pipeline in agriculture, and highlights 4‑H and Bayer’s efforts to boost education and interest in agri-science.
STEM Magazine, an online monthly education magazine, designed for educators, students K-16 and parents, featured 4‑H STEM Lab in its July edition. With the support of HughesNet, STEM Lab is an online resource that provides fun, hands-on STEM activities for kids of all ages.
In this video clip, 4‑H’er Forrest Perkins explains Maine's Tech Changemaker project to help combat food insecurity on RFD-TV's national morning show, Market Day Report.
The American Marketing Association (AMA) and the American Marketing Association Foundation (AMAF), named Artis Stevens, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, National 4‑H Council, as the recipient of the 2018 Nonprofit Marketer of the Year Award.
In its July 2017 cover story, Chronicle of Philanthropy shares how 4‑H's revamped brand helped boost support and alumni appeal.
This story highlights how 4‑H made such a life-changing impact in Aubrey's life and on where she is today.
National 4‑H Council is named in Fast Company's annual list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business! Earning the No. 46 spot for “raising new leaders,” Jennifer Sirangelo, Council president and CEO, represents 4‑H for its outstanding work to empower youth with the skills needed for life today and for careers tomorrow.
4‑H and Google
Google announced their support of 4‑H with a $1.5 million Google.org grant to provide students around the country the opportunity to grow future skills through computer science programming like CS First and virtual field trips via Expeditions.
More than half of 4‑H members are female and 35% are minorities. Participating kids now live in cities and suburbs as much as in rural areas or on farms.
4‑H and Google are coming together for a first-of-its-kind computer science (CS) collaboration that will teach kids both technical skills like coding, and essential skills students will need in the future like, teamwork and resilience
4‑H National Youth Science Day
Scientific American's Budding Scientist blog takes a closer look at 4‑H NYSD.
Google.org spokesperson Hannah Peter and Artis Stevens, the chief marketing officer at National 4‑H Council, discuss how their organizations are bringing technology to students.