RACINE COUNTY ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2022-2023 YOUTH IN GOVERNANCE PARTICIPANTS

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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Helping Children Talk About Feelings

Helping children label their feelings is the first step in developing the skills of understand their feelings and learning how to express their feelings in positive and healthy ways.  When children are able to identify their feelings, calming themselves is easier. See @raisingwichildren for more parenting tips.  

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Educación para padres – Otoño 2021

Programas virtuales (en Zoom) Soluciones Positivas – Los padres de niños pequeños aprenden estrategias para promover el comportamiento positivo al enseñar habilidades sociales, establecer expectativas y ayudar a los niños a afrontar sentimientos fuertes. 6 sesiones – Miércoles: 13, 20, 27 de octubre, 3, 10 y 17 de noviembre 6: 30-7: 30 PM Establecer Expectativas […]

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Extension Racine County’s Annual Report

Learn more about what Extension Racine County does in the 2019 Annual Report which describes ways the organization transforms lives and communities in Racine County. The report includes information from each program area, Positive Youth Development and 4-H, Human Development and Relationships, Agriculture, Horticulture, Nutrition, and Community Development, about the programming offered and participants served. […]

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Agricultural Chemical Waste Collection August 19th

2020 Kenosha & Racine Counties Agricultural Clean Sweep Wednesday, August 19, 1 PM – 4 PM Old Settlers Park (Racine Co Fairgrounds), 19805 Durand Avenue, Union Grove If you are an active farmer, owner of agricultural land, nursery, orchard, or greenhouse operator in Kenosha or Racine County you may bring in up to 200 pounds […]

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Message to Our Community

Extension Racine County shares in the heartbreak of the tragic and senseless loss of Black lives. The thousands of individuals who have come together to stand up for justice gives us hope that we can end the systemic racism that plagues our communities and our country. As community educators, we are committed to the values […]

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2020 Youth Tractor Safety Program

Registration is open for the 2020 youth tractor safety program, which begins June 2. This program will be a combination of online classroom instruction, in-person driving practice, and an in-person written and driving exam. More information & registration.

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Summer Internship Opportunity – Early Learning and Family Resource Intern

Extension Racine County is hiring an Early Learning and Family Resource Intern to join its Human Development & Relationships Team. This summer position will work closely with the Human Development and Relationships Educators to engage families around the importance of early literacy in young children. The intern will assist educators plan, implement and evaluate programs […]

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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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