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Scholarship Opportunity

Hello Racine County 4-H Families! Each spring, the Racine County Adult Leaders Association sponsors scholarships to deserving members who are graduating from high school, or who have recently graduated from high school but have not yet received a scholarship from our organization.  All details are available in the attached application, which can also be found on the Racine […]

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Read Extension Racine County’s 2022 Annual Report

Extension Racine County is proud to share its 2022 Annual Report. Extension educators had a combined 11,316 educational contacts in the program areas of parent and financial education, 4-H and youth development, horticulture, and nutrition education. Partnerships are critical to Extension’s programs. Thank you to all of the community partners who support Extension’s work. Read […]

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FREE Workshops – Positive Solutions and Blended Family

Here is our winter schedule of programs for parents, caregivers, and anyone who spends time with children.  All programs are FREE Positive Solutions for Families (Series of 5 workshops) Are you looking for new ways to get your children to listen more often?  Do you want ideas on how to help your child develop strong […]

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Register for Encouraging Financial Conversations Workshop Series (Winter 2024)

Encouraging Financial Conversations is a program designed for case managers, social workers, and other frontline staff to help empower clients to achieve their financial goals and manage their money. Participants will learn techniques and strategies to help their clients create a financial goals action plan, build and maintain good credit, pay off debts, develop a […]

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Youth in Governance Now Accepting Nominations

Racine County is currently accepting nominations for student participants in the Racine County Youth in Governance program.  Consider nominating a youth for an opportunity where they can contribute their voice to community issues and concerns and develop their confidence, independence, leadership skills, and civic knowledge while serving on one of five County Board committees for […]

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Rent Smart Workshops (virtual)

The Rent Smart workshop series helps tenants understand their rights and responsibilities such as finding a rental, pre-rental inspection, who is responsible for repairs, eviction, effective landlord/tenant communication, and more. The free workshops are held via Zoom and run monthly. Each series has 7, one-hour sessions. To register, visit https://go.wisc.edu/Rentsmartregister October: Mondays and Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:00 […]

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Planning AHEAD (Burlington Public Library)

Planning AHEAD (Burlington Public Library) Planning AHEAD is an end-of-life planning curriculum for all ages developed by UW–Madison Division of Extension, This 7-session research-based program will help participants understand how to prepare for the end of life for themselves or a loved one, and why it’s important to have a plan in place. Topics include: […]

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Free Programs for Parents and Caregivers

Here is our fall schedule of programs for parents, caregivers, and anyone who spends time with children.  All programs are FREE Positive Solutions for Families (Series of 5 workshops) Are you looking for new ways to get your children to listen more often?  Do you want ideas on how to help your child develop strong […]

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WeCOPE en español

WeCOPE es un programa interactivo que ayuda a los adultos a hacer frente al estrés de la vida. WeCOPE ha demostrado reducir el estrés y la depresión, aumentar el afecto positivo y mejorar comportamientos de salud. El control de los retos de la vida de maneras saludables permite que los participantes cuiden mejor de sí […]

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Primeros Auxilios de Salud Mental – el 28 de agosto

Primeros Auxilios de Salud Mental           Aprende cómo apoyara a tus amigos, familiares y vecinos. Primeros Auxilios de Salud Mental (Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), por sus siglas en inglés) te enseña cómo identificar, entender y responder ante los signos de un problema de salud mental o de uso de sustancias […]

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