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Learning about Foster Care Youth and the Risk of Homelessness


February 21, 2022

Moving through different stages of life is hard. Young people aging out of the foster care system often face additional obstacles and lack community support systems. During this transitional period, they are at a high risk of experiencing homelessness. ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Family Youth And Community Sciences Department, Foster Care, Francesca Michelini, Homelessness, Kate Fogarty, Randall Cantrell
Everyone has a story

Story Development


September 17, 2015

Stories let you share who you are with the world. Storytelling can help develop an organization's identity, improve interactions with the public, and foster teamwork. This 2-page fact sheet covers the basics of good storytelling and strategies ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Brandon Telg, Jaron Jones, Ricky Telg, Story-crafting
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Letting Them In: Sharing Your Story with People outside of Your Industry


September 17, 2015

Those who work in agriculture often face the challenge of explaining their work to people outside of their field. Identifying what your audience cares about is the first step in formulating a story you audience will understand and value. This ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Brandon Telg, Jaron Jones, Ricky Telg, Story-crafting

Getting the Most out of Social Media


September 17, 2015

Agriculturalists can use social media as a powerful tool for marketing their products and establishing a brand identity. The goal of this series is to help agriculturalists understand how social media can work for them. The series also discusses ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Jessica C. Fernandez, Joy N. Rumble, Social Media
communicating face to face is a way to get your message to the public

Face-to-Face Storytelling


September 2, 2015

In the agricultural industry, telling your story is critical for establishing your operation's identity. Communicating face-to-face is one method of getting your message to the public. This 2-page fact sheet presents tips and strategies for ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Brandon Telg, Jaron Jones, Ricky Telg, Storytelling
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Storytelling through Social Media


September 2, 2015

You and organization can use social media to tell you story and reach a large and diverse audience. This 3-page factsheet covers the major social media platforms, what each platform offers, and how to use theme effectively. Written by Brandon ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Becky Raulerson, Brandon Telg, Jaron Jones, Ricky Telg, Social Media, Storytelling

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