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
When we think about insects in our yards and gardens, our first thought is probably not about all the many good things they do. But make no mistake, there are far more good bugs than bad bugs which benefit our yards in numerous ways; just ... READ MORE
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
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
When Miles Edward Groover retired as an Extension agent in Jefferson County in 1957, it was significant enough to warrant mention in the Chicago Defender.
Groover was among the first Black Extension agents in Florida. He grew up in an era ... READ MORE
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
When you’re at a loss for words, the time has come to listen and to act.
When I saw the videos of George Floyd’s ... READ MORE
Co-Authors: Alicia Betancourt, Linda Seals, Carol Roberts and Ramona Madhosingh-Hector
Is your community an inclusive community?
In times of crisis, topics like diversity, equity and inclusion can get pushed to the sidelines. Sometimes ... READ MORE
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