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4-H builds the next generation of STEM leaders

Source magazine, Spring 2014

Extension’s 4-H youth program stimulates kids’ interest in science, creating the next generation of scientists needed in the 21st century. Meet two 4-H alumni studying at the University of Minnesota. 

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$4,000 given by Tractor Supply Company to Minnesota 4-H

(January 2014) The Minnesota 4-H Foundation is pleased to announce that ten Minnesota counties have been awarded funds totaling $4,030 from the Fall 2013 Paper Clover Promotion through National 4-H.

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4-H alumni give back to Minnesota communities

Source magazine, Fall 2013

All youth have the ability to lead, and 4-H makes sure it happens. In fact, 4-H youth are three times more likely to contribute to their communities. That's because 4-H is designed to bring out a young person's unique ability to lead and succeed. And, 4-H alumni continue to contribute long after graduating from 4-H.

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Minnesota 4-H testimony helps inform Capitol Hill

(July 2013) Associate Dean & State 4-H Director Dorothy McCargo Freeman and Assistant Dean Jennifer Skuza testified in U.S. Congress recently about the significant educational impact of 4-H and other after-school programs. Their testimony will inform Congress as it considers the Afterschool for America’s Children Act S 326, which may result in funding changes in 2014 for non-profit organizations that provide after-school programming.

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