Through a variety of programs, Michigan 4-H is stepping up to help Detroit youth.
October 1, 2017 - Author: ANR Communications and Marketing
With nearly one-fifth of the state’s population living in Wayne County, the metro-Detroit area is critically important to Michigan. As a result, many resources are focused on helping the county’s residents with community and economic development, financial literacy, health and nutrition, and other issues. But even more important than addressing current issues is helping the next generation – Wayne County’s children – prepare for future success.
Stepping up to meet this need is Michigan 4-H. Through a variety of programs, Michigan 4-H is helping Detroit youth discover natural resources, develop STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) literacy, enhance workforce readiness and more. During the 2015-2016 program year, Michigan 4-H reached more than 22,000 young people in Wayne County. This included: