Winter 2018 Positive Solutions Workshop Series

Attention Parents of Young Children (Ages 0 to 6) Are you looking for new ways to respond to your child’s challenging behaviors? Do you need ideas on how to help your child to follow directions and household rules? Do you want to create a positive relationship with your child? If you answered “yes”, then the […]

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Touchpoints® Approach training begins April 21, 2017

  As a professional or volunteer who works with families, or an early care and education provider working with young children, are you looking for ways to improve connections and relationships with families of young children? By helping parents identify and expect bursts and regressions in child behavior (the “touchpoints”), you can reduce parental frustration […]

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Child Support & Family Court panel

Child Support and Family Court FAQ session – March 15, 2017

Professionals and volunteers often hear from families that Child Support and Family Court are confusing and frustrating. As a result, the Greater Racine Collaborative for Healthy Birth Outcomes and the Racine County Touchpoints Project/UW-Extension convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the common misperceptions. The Child Support and […]

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Youth in Governance Nominations due Feb 10

The Racine County Board of Supervisors created the Racine County Youth In Governance program allowing youth to serve on County Board committees alongside County Board Supervisors. UW-Extension partners with the Racine County Board to administer this program.  We need your help to promote the program among the youth!  The nomination form for the 2017 – 2018 […]

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Apply for Early Learning & Family Outreach Coordinator (VISTA Position)

  Racine County UW-Extension is hiring an Early Learning & Family Outreach Coordinator (VISTA Position)   Description: Racine County University of Wisconsin Extension’s purpose is to teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people to University of Wisconsin, and engaging them in transforming lives and communities. UW-Extension responds to local needs through education and partnerships that […]

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Spring 2016 UW-Extension Community Newsletter

Racine County UW-Extension’s Community Newsletter appears in the Racine Journal Times on a quarterly basis. Spring 2016 Community Newsletter Topics: Master Gardener Volunteer – Plant Health Advisors Gardening Workshops Farm Financial Management workshops for women Child Support and Family Court FAQ workshop 4-H Woodworking Project Serves Area Children

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Annual Impact Report Released

We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging them in transforming lives and communities. Did you know: The Racine County Board partnered with UW-Extension to create the Youth In Governance Program which launched in 2014. Nutrition educators made 14,725 teaching contacts in Racine County with the report highlighting […]

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Join Racine County 4-H

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. The Racine County 4-H experience gives youth a chance to try a lot of things that might help them decide on a career or develop leadership skills. For example, 4-H members can explore: Arts: Express yourself by drawing, painting, sculpting, […]

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Letter to Community Partners

Periodically, UW-Extension takes steps to assure that our partners know and understand our policy of nondiscrimination. This letter is to remind or notify you that the University of Wisconsin-Extension does not discriminate in the treatment of individuals, in the admission or access to its programs and activities, in the provision of services, or in employment. […]

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2010 Annual Report Available

Every year Racine County UW-Extension staff share their successes in a combined Annual Report. This year’s report describes the added value brought to Racine County through volunteers, UW-Extension specialists, grants and local partnerships. Check out the 2010 Annual Report

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