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A recipe for economic development

September 20, 2021

A 50-year-old restaurant in Live Oak nearly closed because of one bad hour. For the first time she could ever recall, Marion Cason Gross failed an exam she needed to pass to keep cooking. Katherine Allen sees it as her job to create—or in ... READ MORE

Tags: Diversity, Extension, Food, Restaurants
using unconscious bias to strengthen yourself

Using unconscious bias to strengthen yourself

April 1, 2021

Diversity and inclusion is a very hot topic these days. One of the first things necessary to look at when you are considering diversity, equity, and inclusion is unconscious bias. Everyone has bias and a lot of the time its just something we ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Diversity, Inclusion, Life Skills, Mindful, Unconscious Bias, Volunteer Training, Youth, Youth Development

UF/IFAS stands against Anti-Asian violence

March 23, 2021

Once again, racist violence has rocked our nation: eight people in Atlanta, including six women of Asian descent, were murdered earlier this month. Incidents of violence against Asians and Asian Americans are heartbreaking but all too common, ... READ MORE

Tags: Diversity, Idea, Statements

How to Create DEI in Your Community

June 11, 2020

Written and edited by UF/IFAS Faculty: Alicia Bradigan-Betancourt, Monroe County Extension Director; Linda Seals, SEED Regionalized State Agent; Ramona Madhosingh-Hector, SWED Regionalized State Agent and Carol Roberts, St. Lucie County CRD ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Community Development, Diversity, Equity, Extension, Inclusion, Inclusive, Involvement, Organizations, Resources

Do you know a farmer … a scientist … a military member? Maybe not. But it matters, especially for inspiring youth to pursue STEM careers.

August 16, 2019

My work aims to improve public engagement with science. To me, that means I am trying to bring scientists together with stakeholders so that together, they can combine their expertises and concerns to address problems on which science can have ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Ag-STEM, Career, Diversity, STEM

A Diverse Landscape is a Healthy Landscape

July 22, 2019

A Lesson from History: Dutch Elm Disease It is a strange thing; a never-ending story continually appearing in the landscape. We fall in love with a specific landscape aesthetic, certain plant material begins to dominate the landscape, and then ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Disease, Diversity, Dutch Elm Disease, Landscape, Lethal Bronzing, Plant Diversity, Plant Selection

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