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Category: WORK & LIFE

A New Partnership to Provide Financial Life Skills to Incarcerated Youth

1)Situation/Objectives: Youth at the Juvenile Justice Detention Center often come from impoverished circumstances and a number of them struggle to pass their GED in order to become employable. In addition, many lack proper guidance with… Read More

PROVIDING CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION EDUCATION USING A MODIFIED FLIPPED CLASSROOM APPROACH

Situation: Many Americans have one or more preventable, diet-related chronic diseases. Chronic diseases are responsible for seven of ten deaths each year (CDC, 2016). An Extension nutrition team developed a series of webinars to address… Read More

Exploring Local Cuisine from the Roots Up: A Food Systems Extension Program in Lake County

Situation: A food system is a term used to refer to the processes and infrastructure involved in feeding a community. Systems can include growing, harvesting, processing, packaging, transporting, marketing, consumption, and disposal of food products…. Read More

Pinellas County School Board Employee Wellness Class Series

PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD EMPLOYEE WELLNESS CLASS SERIES Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County; N. Jensen, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County, H. Landis, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County, R. Madhosingh-Hector, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County, B. Niemann, UF/IFAS Extension,… Read More