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Youth in Governance Program Seeks New Members

For immediate release: December 26, 2017 Contact: Jen Reese, (262)767-2915 YOUTH IN GOVERNANCE PROGRAM SEEKS NEW MEMBERS  (Kenosha, WI) – Kenosha County Youth In Governance, a youth empowerment program that offers area teens the chance to directly participate in local government, is seeking nominations for motivated young people for the 2018-2019 program year. The requirements […]

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Use of digital media can support parenting skills with ‘little ones’

Article by Jen Reese, Interim Youth Educator, Kenosha  and Racine counties Originally published in the Kenosha News. Digital media is often considered a barrier to positive parenting. However, parents can use technology and digital media as one tool in building a positive relationship with their infants, toddlers and preschoolers, when used with you and in an […]

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Use of digital media can support parenting skills with adolescents

Article by Jen Reese,Youth Educator, Kenosha  and Racine counties Originally published in the Kenosha News. It may be a little more natural to think that the use of digital media would not contribute to positive parenting, but in fact, it certainly can! Successful parenting of adolescents involves the following responsibilities: Advocate and Connect: Advocate for and provide […]

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4-H Open House

Kenosha County 4-H invites you and your family to the 9th annual…

4-H Open House

Come learn about the Kenosha County 4-H Program
Meet the leaders of the clubs and explore several projects!

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4-H Enrollment is OnLine

Now is the time to enroll in Kenosha County 4-H for the 2014-15 year.  Enrollment is now on line at http://wi.4honline.com. Don’t know which club to join, check out all of the clubs at https://kenosha.uwex.edu/kenosha-county-4-h-clubs/  or contact Bethany Sorce, 4-H Program Assistant at the Kenosha County UW-Extension Office at 262-857-1945 to enroll.   Bethany Sorce 4-H Program Assistant […]

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´╗┐Grant Funds Available!

Looking for money for your next community service or service learning project? Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR), a program dedicated to youth empowerment, is seeking youth-led groups to apply for grant funds of up to $500 for their next service project.

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2012-13 Youth In Governance Class

The purpose of the Youth In Governance program is to create a model of youth empowerment within Kenosha County, through direct participation in local government, and community service.  The overall goal is to bring the youth voice to community issues and concerns while fostering the development of confident, independent, and motivated youth leaders. The 2012-13 […]

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Sarah Dugan Receives Leonard R. Johnson Award for Community Service

The Leonard R. Johnson Award for Community Service recognizes a youth or a youth group that has made an outstanding contribution to Kenosha County through participation in the Kenosha County Youth As Resources Program.  The award focuses on these three key criteria: Leadership: How have the actions of this group influenced the actions of others. […]

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