Leadership & Citizenship
You’ve heard the expression “think globally, act locally.” Michigan 4-H couldn’t agree more. Discover the many ways to get involved in your community and act locally through our educational activities, fun conferences and events that help develop leadership and citizenship skills. Young people (5 to 19 years old) are invited to join 4-H and gain the knowledge, skills and practical application needed to be participatory members of our democracy, learn job skills and have fun. Programs and 4-H clubs are done through a cadre of trained volunteers and staff who work with young people on dynamic and meaningful educational programs.
Go the the 4-H leadership & citizenship page to learn more.
December 19, 2014 | Roxanne Turner | Rotating flip charts are a facilitation tool that allows everyone a chance to speak on every issue.
December 18, 2014 | Makena Schultz | Self-reflection is a skill that we can cultivate and apply to our everyday lives so that we can learn from our experiences and be the best version of ourselves.
December 16, 2014 | Jackelyn Martin | Balancing informal roles to make meetings work.
December 12, 2014 | Jackelyn Martin | Use these tips to capitalize on learning opportunities the next time you travel with youth.
December 12, 2014 | Jodi Schulz | Smiling is a life skill that can be connected to confidence and success. Learn to speak with confidence by exploring the five Ss successful lawyers master – smiling is one of them!
December 10, 2014 | Nancy Victorson | Families and youth develop communication and cultural competency skills by hosting an international exchange delegate.
November 26, 2014 | Judy Ratkos | Youth with a passion for natural resources and helping their community can apply for the President’s Environmental Youth Award.
November 25, 2014 | Makena Schultz | Michigan 4-H brings strong leaders to the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute; hear their thoughts on the experience.
November 24, 2014 | Makena Schultz | With the world growing quickly in population and interconnectedness, it is important for today’s youth to recognize the complex system that puts food on their dinner table every day and that they understand that they have the power to make a difference.
November 20, 2014 | Brandon Schroeder | Both in and out of school, Alcona youth partner in an innovative citizen science effort to track habitats of the federally endangered Hine’s Emerald dragonfly and the invasive species that threaten them.
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Date: Jan 17, 2015 - Jan 18, 2015
Location: Kettunen Center, 14901 4-H Drive, Tustin, MI, 49688
Date: Jan 18, 2015
Location: MSU Campus, Breslin Center: 1 Birch Rd, East Lansing, MI
Date: Mar 22, 2015 - Mar 25, 2015
Location: Quality Inn, 3121 E. Grand River, Lansing, MI 48912
- 4-H Advisory Group Support
- 4-H Capitol Experience
- 4-H Citizenship & Service
- 4-H Citizenship and Tribal Citizenship Academies
- 4-H Cloverbuds (Ages 5-8)
- 4-H Communications
- 4-H Exploration Days
- 4-H Leadership Education
- 4-H Teen Leadership & Community Change Conference
- 4-H Youth-Adult Partnerships
- Character Education
- Michigan 4-H Youth Conservation Council
- National 4-H Congress
- Revolution of Responsibility