Youth in Foster Care Fact Sheet
The purpose of this document is to provide background information on Youth in Foster Care.
Children and Youth With Disabilities Fact Sheet
The purpose of this document is to provide background information on Children and Youth with Disabilities.
4-H Name and Emblem Application Guide 2017
Introduction to 4-H Name and Emblem federal regulations and application procedures to become an authorized user of the 4-H Name and Emblem.
4-H Professional's Name and Emblem Handbook 2017
Helpful guide to 4-H professionals on the proper use of the 4-H Name and Emblem and guidance on their role as both an authorized user and an authorizing entity within their limited geographic area.
4-H Charter Fact Sheet
The 4-H Charter, a template provided to state 4-H offices by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and signed by the Secretary of Agriculture’s designated representative, is the only document that officially recognizes a 4-H club/group and authorizes that club or group to use the 4-H Name and Emblem.
USDA Resources for Healthy Living
The USDA has a variety of resources to promote healthy living for youth. This document provides a summary of the resources that are available from different programs under the USDA. The resources are divided by the healthy living category that they fall under – nutrition, physical activity, and injury prevention.
4-H Learning Experience
The 4-H Learning Experience provides a framework for learning and teaching. It serves as a practical guide for developing transformative relationships, to create positive learning experiences, within supportive and safe learning environments, which all leads to identifiable learning outcomes.
Just as 4-H experience should include components that support the “head, heart, and hands” of youth, all 4-H experiences should also include aspects that promote health. 4-H Healthy Living is a national initiative to promote ways to make a child’s experience in the program optimal, which includes social, emotional and physical supports. This checklist includes: physical health, emotional health, social health, injury prevention and risk reduction, policies, and training.
4-H Zika Toolkit
Zika is a disease that is transmitted by a certain type of mosquito bite and can cause a lot of health issues for people. But everyone can help educate their peers and neighbors on the risks associated with mosquito bites. Fairs, farmer’s markets, sporting activities, and other community events are the perfect opportunity to reach out and educate others about mosquito bite prevention. This toolkit can be used by youth or adults to teach about the easy steps that can be taken to protect against mosquito bites and diseases like Zika!
Federal Internships and Early Career Opportunities
Most federal agencies offer internships and opportunities for recent graduates through the Pathways Program. The Pathways Program includes internships for students from high school through post-graduate school. Many of these federal internship opportunities can open the door for full-time jobs and serve as an excellent way of entering the federal workforce.