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Quality, affordable child care: Implications for economic, family, and child health and development

Friday, October 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Bradford Wiles

This webinar provides information about the multiple domains affected by families' access to quality, affordable child care. The Cornell model of family, child, and economic development will be used to examine the implications for meeting the child care needs of families with...

Creating Resilient Small City Downtowns

Monday, April 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Zachary Kennedy

Many small city downtowns throughout the country continue to struggle with shuttered storefronts, deteriorating buildings, and a disconnected mix of commercial tenants. Most are still ignored by major chain store site selectors, while edge – of – town development continues...

Land Grant Informatics eXtension Fellowship Presentation

Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Jeffrey Piestrak

Over the last 9 months with support from the eXtension Foundation and Cornell University Library, Jeff Piestrak from the Albert R. Mann Library has been investigating how Land Grant institutions and personnel (including Cooperative Extension) might more effectively and...

How Extension Can Help Communities Grow the Maker Movement

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Hill

The Maker Movement is centered in cities and holds potential for unlocking economic growth and spurring entreprenuership. Currently this movement is being fueled by support from local governments. The goal of this webinar is to spark the conversation and action among Extension...

Missouri-Illinois Step Up to Leadership Program Impact Evaluation

Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

This presentation is based on an impact evaluation of a community leadership development program (Step Up to Leadership), targeted at low-income participants throughout the state of Missouri and parts of Illinois. The program curriculum aims to provide a) content learning...

Using Ripple Effects Mapping to Determine Your Program Outcomes

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

Description: Identifying the impacts of community development work is often challenging due to the time lag between knowledge gained, behaviors undertaken and impacts realized. Pre-post evaluations and follow-up surveys aren’t guaranteed to elicit all the indirect “ripple...

Basics for Helping Organizations Identify and Promote Their Public (and Private) Value

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

Presenters: Jane Haskell, Extension Professor, University of Maine Cooperative Extension and George Morse, Extension Faculty Associate, University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Professor Emeritus, ​Applied Economics, ​University of Minnesota Extension. Click here to ...

Moving Up the Ladder of Youth Engagement

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Lauren Traister

Young people can be powerful contributors to society, but too often adults don’t seek or hear their voices. Youth voice is not about letting youth help us with our work, our issues, and our problems. It is about working together as partners, collaborators, and allies to...

Bicol University Leading the Way in Educating to Build Resilient Communities

Friday, October 24, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT

Webinar presenter, Dr. Leilani Diaz-Pavilando, is Extension Service Director at Bicol University, professor, and project manager for UN-WFP DPR at Sorsogon Province. Bicol University Extension is an EDEN international member institution. Carrie McKillip, EDEN delegate from...

Arts and Community: Funding Opportunities and Resources from the NEA

Monday, October 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

This webinar will explain funding and resources provided by the National Endowment for the Arts to support arts-based community development activities. Through its programs the Endowment supports American communities in their efforts to engage the arts in making places...

How to Run Meetings that Don’t Leave Introverts Out

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Mary Peabody

In our fast-paced culture, many of our meetings and workshops are designed for Extraverts. Thinking out loud is encouraged; participation is equated with talking. Those who speak up first are more likely to be seen and treated as leaders. But roughly half of us are not...

Community Gardens

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 12:30 pm EDT

Lunch ‘n Learn Webinars 2014 Winter/Spring — Wednesdays 12:30pm-1:15pm EST (30 mins presentation, 15 mins questions)-----------March 19th Community Gardens - More than Just Food, Community TransformationShorlette Ammons, Community Food Systems Outreach Coordinator,...

Introduction & Development of the Community-flow Measurement Instrument

Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

About the webinar: This webinar addresses a representative US sample of homeowners between the ages of 25 and 50, who have minors living in the home, to determine various contentious items that they would like to have in their community in order to improve it. The topics...

Gathering the Stakeholders: The Process of Community Engagement

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 11:00 am EST

An idea is generated, a vision is captured, and someone somewhere is ready to launch a plan. Immediately it becomes clear that the plan is missing key ingredients: the support and ideas of the community it will impact. This scenario is not uncommon in our local communities...

Planning for Sustainable Communities: An Ohio Model of Community-Extension Partnerships

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Myra Moss

Presenter: Myra Moss, Ohio State University Topic: Sustainability is rapidly becoming the “issue of our age.” Many local communities are seeking to incorporate sustainability into their development and land use plans, but what this means and how to do it effectively can be...