National Urban Extension Leaders

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EXTERNAL RESOURCES

 

Looking for additional resources focused on urban communities nation-wide? Look no further! Below are several sites that may interest you from youth engagement to protecting the environment.

Since NFWF's creation by Congress in 1984, NFWF has become one of the world’s largest conservation grant-makers. They work with both the public and private sectors to protect and restore our nation’s fish, wildlife, plants and habitats.

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The Center for Watershed Protection, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering responsible land and water management through applied research, direct assistance to communities, award-winning training, and access to a network of experienced professionals.

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Urban Waters work supports a positive cycle that begins with connection to water, which builds community engagement, leading to water quality improvement and revitalization.

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HUD's mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality afforable homes for all. 

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The mission of the Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and furture generations.

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Living Cities works with cross-sector leaders in cities to build a new type of urban practice aimed at dramatically improving the economic well-being of low-income people.

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Department of Education's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitivesness by foresting educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

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As the youth development program of the Cooperative Extension System of land-grant universities, 4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization, empowering six million young people throughout the United States. 

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Reducing emissions of urban air toxics has been a priority for EPA since the passage of the Clean Air Act Amendments in 1990. 

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The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education - from pre-school to university graduate programs.

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The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. We honor privacy, protect confidentiality, share our expertise globally, and conduct our work openly.

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The USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is committed to ensuring access to healthy and safe food for those participating in their programs including expecting mothers, infants and children in care and school, low-income families going to food banks, local farmers markets, and local supermarkets. These are investments that support education, health care, and a competitive workforce.

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Environmental Justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes.

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The NLC is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. Working in partnership with the 49 state municipal leagues, NLC serves as a resource to and an advocate for more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns it represents.

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The Commission of Urban Initiatives (CUI) purpose is to create and promote unified urban agenda for the nation that recognizes and support urban universities and their city partners in helping to build a stronger America.

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