Washington 4-H teens to assist with COVID-19 vaccine outreach

YAKIMA, Wash. – WSU Pharmacy students, 4-H teens, and adult mentors in Yakima, Benton, and Franklin Counties will be educating their communities about COVID-19 vaccines thanks to dual grants. Funded through All in Washington’s Vaccine Equity Initiative, the pair of $25,000 awards will support WSU Extension and 4-H Youth Development programs to develop vaccine education […]

A brunette in a blue tye dye shirt and another teen in plaid host a booth at the Yakima fairgrounds with water bottles for health outreach.

WSU project aims to support rural youth experiencing COVID stress

Kits with supplies like stress balls, fidgets, and noise cancelling headphones will be sent to 600 young people in rural Washington to use when they are stressed during remote learning. A survey commissioned by the National 4-H Council found that 70% of youth in the U.S. are struggling with their mental health in the wake […]

A young boy in a yellow shirt and jeans feeds a grey and white goat through a wood fence.

National 4-H to celebrate Washington youth, continue funding 4-H Tech Changemakers

Washington 4-H will celebrate Mayyadah Zagelow, recently named the Healthy Living Pillar winner, at the 2021 4-H Youth in Action Virtual Celebration on April 27 at 4:00 p.m. PST. The event will be live on Facebook and YouTube, and will feature appearances from several celebrity guests and 4-H alumni, including: Carla Hall, Avery Williamson, Lazarus […]

A young woman with brown hair in jeans and a black shirt stands against a painted multi-colored wall outside in Seattle, WA.