COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

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UF/IFAS Extension Polk County's Community Development program seeks to engage and empower communities to bring about change through economic development, capacity building, public policy education, and civic engagement.

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CONTACT

Nicole Walker

County Extension Director

Community Resource Development

4-H Youth Development

Extension Agent III, M.P.A.

863-519-1041

naw@ufl.edu 

Recent Community Development Blog Posts

Service Learning Projects: Project LIFE

The Florida 4-H State Council is proud to be continuing the State Service Project – “Living in Florida’s Environment.”  Each year the State Project Committee of the Executive Board recommends activities in which 4-Her’s can participate that will carry out the state wide community service project of the Florida 4-H Council. This year, the committee decided that the

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I Pledge My Hands to Larger Service…

"I pledge...my hands to larger service…for my club, my community, my country and my world." This part of the 4-H pledge is recited by 4-H'ers all over the globe...but what does it really mean? For more than 90 years Community Service has been an important part of 4-H. So has hands-on, learning-by-doing, or
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The 4 “H”‘s of 4-H

Whether you are already a member of 4-H or are thinking about joining, it is important to know the 4-H pledge and what it stands for.  At every meeting, 4-H members place their hand over their heart and say the 4-H pledge: "I pledge my HEAD to clearer thinking, my HEART to greater loyalty, my HANDS to larger service, and my HEALTH to better living. For my club, my community,

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