Making an Impact: Positive Youth Development August 2021

Sarah Tarjeson, 4-H Youth Development Educator

  • A meeting of Mosel Farm and Home 4-H Club where members, volunteers, and parents learned about leadership opportunities and volunteer development. This effort is designed to transition club leadership and strengthen the volunteer capacity within this club.
  • A training for Sheboygan Youth First Impressions Neighborhood Exchange where participants gained knowledge about the program, community capitals, critical thinking, and providing feedback. This effort is designed to engage youth and adults in community development planning.
  • A training for adults who are interested in becoming 4-H volunteers, where adults learned what Extension is, how volunteers contribute to Extension programs, volunteer roles, and responsibilities, what makes a quality youth development program, and what resources are available to 4-H volunteers. This effort is intended to prepare all future 4-H volunteers.

Lisa Golda, Positive Youth Development Educator

  • New Positive Youth Development Educator, Lisa Sanderson, started the end of July and has scheduled meetings with community partners who are engaged with youth programming. Some of the partners she has met with is the Hmong Community Center, Boys and Girls Club and partners for community development.