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Interns seek to bring first-gen families to 4-H

Patricia M. Lujan, intern with Edwards and Stafford County Extension Services, and Priscilla Aguero, intern with Barton and Pawnee County Extension Services, are helping with a pilot program, Growing Great Kids: Reaching 1st Generation 4-H Families.

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by Veronica Coons

Barton County Extension Service wants to grow the county 4-H program to include more Hispanic youth and their families. And Innovative Livestock Services is partnering with them on a pilot program, Growing Great Kids: Reaching 1st Generation 4-H Families.  
“When families get involved in 4-H, the next generation usually continues to bring their children into the program, and so on,” said Bernie Unruh, 4-H & Youth Development Agent.
ILS is getting behind the initiative by providing the Reaching New Families grant that will help support summer interns who will jump-start the program.  An Extension Service ...

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