Civic EngagementMajor Program


Total Hours




with Local Stakeholders.



of Multistate Efforts.


Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of youth who participated in Civic Education and Engagement educational programs (PRACTICE)


Number of 4-H members or participants who sit on local, regional, or state boards for civic organizations (SEEC)


Number of youth who designed and completed an educational program based on civic need (community service project) (SEEC)


Number of youth who indicated “yes or usually” to the Common Measures Experience Survey Question #6 “Is 4-H A place where you get to figure out things for yourself?” (SEEC)


Number of youth who indicated “yes or usually” to the Common Measures Experience Survey Question #13 “Is 4-H a place where you have a chance to be a leader?” (SEEC)



2020 4-H Ham Donation to Community

In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, food insecurity in our community increased and the 14 Nelson County 4-H Market-to-Market Ham Club members recognized an opportunity to give back. Members donated a total of three club hams--one country ham to a Habitat for Humanity family of 5 and two hams to Communicare, a residential behavioral health clinic. Members of the 4-H club cure two country hams each. Many years, including 2020, extra hams that the club auctions at the end of the year for fund...

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2020 4-H Ham Donation to Community

Stories Behind the Numbers

  • Community Service Is A Must

    During the pandemic I have really tried to see good in everything. And guess what? When you look for the positive you can find the positive. So it was time to think of others. When I looked up the def... Read More

  • Voting – An American Duty

    The 4-H Mock Presidential Election has been held for several election cycles as part of an ongoing 4-H citizenship education initiative. Students are educated about the election process in the United ... Read More

  • 2020 Bale Trail

    2020 Bale TrailThe Livingston County Animal Sciences program recently completed its 2nd annual Bale Trail fundraiser. With the limits being placed on families due to COVID, this event provided the per... Read More

  • Virtual Clubs for Youth

    Virtual learning is the only way that we have been able to communicate and reach youth in our community. Covid-19 has provided us some unique opportunities to try some new things and test new county p... Read More

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