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Committee Purpose: To support the 4-H System to reach its National 4-H Grows: A Promise to America’s Kids Vision “In 2025, 4-H will reflect the population demographics, vulnerable populations, diverse needs and social conditions of the country. This vision has the elements of inclusion, caring adults, serving at minimum 1 in 5 youth, and the volunteers and staff reflect the diversity of the population. This Committee aims to increase the capacity of 4-H and the Cooperative Extension System to meet this opportunity and to create a more inclusive organizational culture”.

The Access, Equity and Belonging Committee is composed of the following Champion Groups:

National 4-H Grows: A Promise to America’s Kids Vision

In 2025, 4-H will reflect the population demographics, vulnerable populations, diverse needs and social conditions of the country. This vision has the elements of inclusion, caring adults, serving at minimum 1 in 5 youth, and the volunteers and staff reflect the diversity of the population. For more information see Access, Equity and Opportunity of National 4-H Strategic plan

Champion Groups: Youth Audiences

The Access, Equity and Belonging Committee is composed of the following Champion Groups:

  • Incarcerated Youth
  • Immigrant and Refugee Youth
  • LGBTQ + Youth / Community
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Youth Experiencing Homelessness
  • Youth in Foster Care
  • Youth with Disabilities
  • Youth Living in Poverty
  • Racial and Ethnic Youth:
    • African American Youth
    • Asian / Pacific Islander Youth-Vacant Chair position
    • Latino Advisory Committee
    • Native American Youth-Vacant Chair position

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Seeking Applications for Champion Group Members and Chairs

We are currently seeking applications (due Nov. 2) for champion group members and champion group chairs. Please find additional information below and feel free to contact me with any questions. Expectations of champion chairs and members can be found the applications links below. Please also share with others who may be interested. Committee Purpose: To support the 4-H System to reach its National 4-H Grows: …

Contact

The AEBC Chairs can be contacted here:

Fe Moncloa

4-H Youth Development Advisor
UCCE Santa Clara County
(408) 282-3107
fxmoncloa@ucanr.edu

Nia Imani Fields

4-H Youth Development Specialist
University of Maryland
301-314-7317
Nfields@umd.edu