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May 28, 2015, 17:16 ET

Youth to Explore Physics of Motion and Distracted Driving for World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment

 Kids who are captivated with the crash collisions and daredevil stunts of the Fast and Furious movies will soon have a chance to explore the...

May 08, 2015, 10:12 ET
Legacy Awards Participants

Prominent 4-H Alumni Join National Leaders to Celebrate Youth Impact at National 4-H Council Legacy Awards in D.C.

 More than 250 business leaders, philanthropists and dignitaries joined National 4-H Council at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. to recognize an...

Apr 20, 2015, 12:21 ET

4-H, Tractor Supply Company Launch Spring Fundraising Program

Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the spring 2015 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC)....

Feb 17, 2015, 10:00 ET

4-H to Empower More Hispanic Youth Thanks to $2 Million Grant from The New York Life Foundation

National 4-H Council announced today it has received a three year, $2 million grant from the New York Life Foundation to empower more Hispanic...

Feb 17, 2015, 10:00 ET

4-H capacitará a más jóvenes hispanos gracias a una donación de $2 millones de la New York Life Foundation

El National 4-H Council hoy anunció que ha recibido una donación de $2 millones por tres años de la New York Life Foundation. Los...

Oct 20, 2014, 11:54 ET

4-H Awarded $9.8 Million to Support National Mentoring Program

The Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded a $9.8 million grant to National 4-H Council...

Oct 09, 2014, 17:32 ET

Hundreds of Thousands of Young People Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as...

Oct 06, 2014, 10:32 ET

4-H, Tractor Supply Company Launch Fall Fundraising Program

 Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the fall 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC)....

Sep 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

National 4-H Council and Monsanto Continue Efforts to Inspire the Next Generation

National 4-H Council and Monsanto Company today announced that they will continue their efforts to inspire the next generation through the 4-H Ag...

Sep 16, 2014, 14:09 ET

National 4-H Council Connects Youth to the Environment with Support from Disney

National 4-H Council, with support from Disney, today launched Connecting Urban Youth to the Environment, a new program that helps youth in urban...

Aug 14, 2014, 10:00 ET

National 4-H Council and Philips Make STEM Learning Fun for Local Youth Through "Magic of Electricity" Events

National 4-H Council and Philips, a diversified health and well-being company focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovation,...

Jul 30, 2014, 11:13 ET

Biggest Loser finalist Joe Ostaszewski to bike across America inspiring national fight against obesity

Joe Ostaszewski, Biggest Loser finalist and former Florida State University defensive lineman, says the Biggest Loser show saved his life. Now,...

Jul 24, 2014, 10:40 ET

National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin Team Up to Recognize Teachers Who Bring Science to Life

National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] are launching the "Teachers Bringing Science to Life" contest that will provide resources and...

Jun 25, 2014, 13:45 ET
Artis Stevens, Senior Vice President for Marketing and Brand, National 4-H Council (PRNewsFoto/National 4-H Council)

National 4-H Council Appoints New Senior Vice President of Marketing and Brand

Today, National 4-H Council has announced Artis Stevens as its new senior vice president, Marketing and Brand. In this role, Stevens will lead the...

May 21, 2014, 10:57 ET

Hundreds of Thousands of Youth to Send "Rockets to the Rescue" as Part of 4-H National Youth Science Day

This year, youth all over the country, and some globally, will build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster...

Apr 22, 2014, 17:21 ET

4-H, Tractor Supply Company Launch Spring Fundraising Program

Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC)....

Apr 16, 2014, 10:43 ET

National 4-H Council and ConAgra Foods Foundation Partner to Help Families Live Healthy on a Budget

Studies show 16.2 million children in America live in households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis. Responding to this...

Apr 09, 2014, 11:12 ET
"Teens Take on Health: Solutions for Healthier America" Infographic -- Cyclical Impact of Sleep and Stress on U.S. Teens' Health.  (PRNewsFoto/National 4-H Council)

New Report: U.S. Teens Say They Are Sleep-Deprived and Stressed

 American teens say they are not getting enough sleep and they are feeling the weight of stress according to a teen-led research study of...

Apr 04, 2014, 16:27 ET
(L to R) National 4-H Council Board of Trustees Chair Alison Lewis; Facebook Executive Andrew Bosworth; Celebrity Chef Anne Burrell; CNN Headline News Host Nancy Grace; Arizona 4-H'er Andres Parra; and National 4-H Council President and CEO Jennifer Sirangelo.  (PRNewsFoto/National 4-H Council)

Famous 4-H Alumni Join National Leaders to Celebrate Youth Impact, Emphasize STEM at 4-H Legacy Awards in D.C.

National 4-H Council recognized successful 4-H alumni, young people and supporters at its fifth annual 4-H Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C. this...

Mar 31, 2014, 15:01 ET

National 4-H Council Welcomes New Chief Information Officer

National 4-H Council has named Mitch Head as its new chief information officer. As CIO, Mr. Head will lead domestic and global technology...