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COVID-19 – Food and Financial Resources, Extension Office and Staff Availability

Office and Staff Availability Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, Racine County, and federal agencies, our Extension office has limited availability and access with many staff members working remotely. Extension programs have been transitioned to video conference, when feasible. Call 262-767-2929 or email uwextension@racinecounty.com for […]

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Addressing Children’s Strong Feelings

The strong emotions of kids (and the strong (or “attention-getting) behaviors that sometimes come with these emotions) can be difficult to understand and even harder to deal with as parents. Strong Feelings is a 6-part video series designed to help adults understand and respond to children’s strong feelings using emotion coaching. Supporting children’s emotions helps them feel […]

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Parent Connect Workshops

The Parent Connect is a FREE weekly opportunity for parents and caregivers to talk with each other. Join us via Zoom to learn about resources and gain parenting skills that promote children’s growth and learning. Each week an Extension educator will highlight a different skill and lead a conversation about how parents can guide their […]

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Encouraging Financial Conversations for the Helping Professions

Extension will be offering a workshop series on “Encouraging Financial Conversations” in March. This program is open to helping professionals in Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth Counties. 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. […]

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Reading with Your Baby or Toddler – Taller de lectura interactiva

How can you help your child develop language skills? How can you increase your child’s brain development? What are some fun ways to strengthen your bond with your child? Join in this discussion about how your child learns and ways you are teaching them from the moment they are born!  Use your laptop, tablet, or smartphone […]

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Virtual Child Support and Family Court FAQ

Caseworkers, clinicians, counselors, and other professionals who work with families are invited to attend the Child Support and Family Court FAQ.  UW-Madison, Division of Extension has convened a panel of experts to clarify child support and paternity processes in Racine County. The virtual program will be held via Zoom on: Wednesday, March 10, 9:00-11:00 AM […]

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February Workshop – Equity and Equality through the Lens of Early Childhood Leadership and Development (Online)

Equity and Equality through the Lens of Early Childhood Leadership and Development Early care and education providers are invited to attend this workshop that will explore the important topic of equity and equality. The workshop will discuss how equity and equality shows up in the workplace for early childhood educators. Participants will understand the difference […]

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Parenting Education – Winter and Spring 2021

Many parents appreciated the virtual parenting programs Extension offered this fall.  We have created a new menu of programs for this winter and spring which include the popular Positive Solutions for Families workshop series and Emotion Coaching along with workshops parents have found helpful in the past. Programs include: Positive Solutions for Families is a […]

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Register for Rent Smart Virtual Workshop Series (Winter 2021)

Renter’s – Do you want to have a successful renting experience? Join Rent Smart to learn about your rights and responsibilities as a renter.  Upcoming Class Dates & Times January: 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28; 1:00-2:00 pm February: 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18; 7:00-8:00 pm March: 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26; 9:00-10:00 […]

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