Civic Engagement

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service: January 20, 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, to be held on January 20, 2013, marks an opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy by serving their community. Learn about service projects in your area, plan your own event, and share your organization’s plans for the day.

America’s Young Adults, 2014

The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics recently released America’s Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014, a statistical snapshot of the health, education, and well-being of America's young adults.

4-H Members Raise Awareness of Meningitis

In Louisiana, 4-H youth took their civic engagement skills and put them towards something life changing—advocating and lobbying for meningitis prevention.

4-H Expands To New Audiences

  • 4-H provides predictable programming and a safe and nurturing environment for military youth, whose families may move frequently and experience difficulties surrounding lengthy and frequent deployments.
  • Through the 4-H Military Club grants program, 4-H, Army, Air Force and Navy have partnered to support 19,000 youth to participate in 4-H clubs on installations both in the U.S. and overseas.