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UMN EXT Youth Development Podcast

University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development Extension educators discuss research, theory and best practices.

Topics include: youth programs, youth issues, evaluation, volunteer development, cultural diversity and social and emotional learning.

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Apr 28, 2022

How can young people learn how to be better allies for their LGBTQ+ peers and ensure safe places for everyone to participate in youth programs?

In this podcast, Joe Rand, Extension educator & Director of Diversity Equity Inclusion and Accessibility, Dianna Kennedy, Extension educator and two 4-H State...

Mar 25, 2021

As part 3 in the Series on Youth in Agriculture,  this podcast focuses on how to create inclusive environments for LGBTQ+ youth in the Ag sector.  Joe, Samantha and Kari reflect as we hear directly from Kyle, 4-H alumni, about what his experience was like as a LGBTQ+ youth who had not yet come out, and is now an openly...

Nov 17, 2020

In this podcast, Quincy Powe, 4-H Alumni, shares his perspective of  how to address racial justice through youth voice.  Based on his experience as a youth and now his work as a young adult, Quincy provides insight of how to encourage youth to believe in their own voice, have youth create their own table (rather than...

Oct 15, 2020

What can we learn from young people who are talking about racial injustice in their community? 

In this podcast, we will hear from two Hmong-American youth who participated in 4-H programs this past summer that provided a safe space to discuss racial injustice.  They share how it changed the way they think about these...

Sep 14, 2020

How do we, as youth workers, engage young people in important conversations about Race and racism?  And, why is it important that we do?  Listen to this podcast to learn how Minnesota 4-H Educators engaged young people in meaningful conversations about race and racism through a program called, "Let's Talk About Race". ...