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Youth Development brown bag webinar series

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Sponsored by University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development and North Dakota State University Center for 4-H Youth Development

The University of Minnesota Extension and North Dakota State University Extension have partnered to offer the youth development brown bag webinar series since 2010. The purpose is to provide research-based information on hot topics, trends, and program ideas for youth workers over the lunch hour (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. CT). These free webinars provide professional development opportunities for people who work with youth without the cost and travel. Participants are able to ask questions and get answers in real-time, while the presenter guides interactive discussions, questions, and polls for sharing and applying the information to participants' work.

This webinar series is free to participants, but registration is required.

Direct questions to Kari Robideau.

Creating Partnerships with Tribal Nations

Presenter: Kyra Paitrick and Dana Trickey, 4-H community program coordinators, Center for Youth Development, University of Minnesota Extension

May 10, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. CT

Are you interested in collaborating with reservations or American Indian programs and organizations?  This webinar will focus on the barriers and strategies for creating partnerships with tribal nations. Kyra will share examples of how history plays into the work and will give information and first-hand examples of challenges that come from working with tribes. Participants will identify and evaluate their own approaches to building partnerships with tribal nations.

Kyra Paitrick is a descendent of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. She has earned her undergraduate in Ojibwe Language and Culture and Elementary Education from the College of St. Scholastica. She has a Master's degree in Environmental Education from Hamline University. She has held positions as a childcare provider, teacher, and program coordinator. She currently works for the University of Minnesota Extension as a 4-H Community Program Coordinator, building youth development programming with the Fond du Lac Band.


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