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National Urban Extension Leaders

Get engaged with NUEL! The National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL) began in 2013 as a grass-roots effort of a group of passionate and committed urban Extension educators with the mission to advocate and advance the strategic importance and long-term value of urban Extension activities by being relevant locally, responsive statewide, and recognized nationally.

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AgriProspects Mini-Grants Launched to Support Extension Ag Adult Workforce Development Needs

The AgriProspects Workforce Development Network, a collaborative effort of the Extension Foundation (EXF), the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) Economic & Workforce Development and Urban Ag & Food Systems Program Action Teams, and USDA-NIFA, aims to bolster the Extension system’s capacity to meet the evolving workforce demands within the food and agriculture sector. To further its mission, AgriProspects is seeking proposals for Round 1 of its Mini-grant Program.

2024 Urban Food Systems Symposium - Registration Price Increasing Soon

Register now and book your hotel room! Registration prices increase on May 25 and hotel reservations close May 21. The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) hosts the 2024 Urban Food Systems Symposium in Columbus, Ohio on June 11-13. The event includes keynotes, a grower panel, 40 presentations , a reception with more than 30 posters , a choice of off-site educational tours , and dinner at The Waterman...

JEDI Learning Circle: Supporting Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Join the Conversation on May 17! Many cooperative Extension systems have experienced a recent influx of people seeking asylum. For many states, this is a new target audience to welcome and introduce to Extension programming, but they have questions about how to support them. These questions range from who are considered asylum seekers versus refugees to how we support their integration into the workforce. Please join us as Nick Ogutu, President of Safari Yangu , answers these questions and...

2024 National Urban Extension Conference

NUEL Conference-Rhythm to the Future May 28, 2024 May 31, 2024 Registration for the 2024 National Urban Extension Conference hosted by Tennessee Extension May 27-31,2024. The professional development conference will be held at the Renaissance Downtown Nashville, Tennessee. The professional development conference will continue to build on NUEL's (National Urban Extension Leaders) focus areas along with an administrative track. The Conference rate of $259 will be ending on May 3, 2024. So, if...


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