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Successful Practices
Volunteer Development
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Program Overview

The Oregon Outreach project is an initiative of the Oregon State University Extension
4-H Youth Development Program. The main goals of the project are

  • To increase the statewide capacity of OSU Extension to support community-based programs for Latino children, youth, and families.

  • To increase the quality and quantity of community-based, culturally relevant educational programs for Latino children and youth.

Five counties have served or currently serve as project demonstration sites. The project also supports 4-H outreach efforts in other counties and is a partner in Extension's broader effort to increase the cultural competency and diversity of its staff.

Funding for outreach is provided by state Extension funds, grants from state and local organizations and a 5-year New Communities grant from CSREES, USDA.

This web site is designed for youth development professionals interested in knowing more about Oregon Outreach—its design, delivery, assessment, and outcomes. In addition to providing descriptive information, the site uses a portfolio approach to include key documents and materials developed as part of the project, lists of resources project staff found useful, and a compilation of “successful practices” drawn from project experiences.

We are interested in your comments about the web site. What did you find useful? What would like to see added? Do you have a web site that would add to the information provided here? Please forward your comments to Beverly Hobbs through the Online Feedback Form.