California 4-H Centennial

2013 marks the centennial for 4-H in California, an important milestone for an organization that is deeply connected to communities throughout the state. Core to the 4-H experience is service learning, which takes the form of youth-designed, youth-led projects where participants learn leadership by leading, collaboration through collaborating, and the importance of civic engagement by actively seeking opportunities to make a difference in their communities. The Revolution of Responsibility Centennial Campaign will celebrate the power of California 4-H youth taking action through an ambitious statewide program that will fund 1,000 service learning projects at $1,000 each through the end of 2013.  It will also provide an opportunity to re-connect with an estimated one million past 4-H participants living in California, engaging them as volunteers, donors, and advocates.

The Revolution of Responsibility is described as “… a movement for positive change in every community in America. 4-H youth are a living, breathing, culture-changing revolution for doing the right thing, breaking through obstacles, and pushing our country forward by making a measurable difference right where they live.  That takes uncommon commitment.”

To learn more, visit http://www.ca4h.org/Support/RofR.

Additional Resources

50 Ways to include science, engineering, or technology in 4-H service learning projects
http://www.ca4h.org/files/117133.pdf

50 ways to include healthy living in 4-H service learning projects
http://www.ca4h.org/files/117240.pdf

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I am a homeschooling mom living in Hemet, California. I am interested in building a better community for the ones I love.
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