Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Rise of Episodic Volunteers

I’m busy, you’re busy, we’re all busy.  The result of this shows as we look at volunteer research.  Long-term committed volunteerism is down, and episodic volunteerism is up. What does that mean to your county 4-H program? You’ve got to … Continue reading

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A Paper Clip to Conquer Prejudice

Whitwell, Tennessee is rural, blue-collar and largely homogenous (97% White) making it an unlikely setting for one of the most powerful documentaries on teaching tolerance and respect that I have ever seen. Paper Clips is a 2004 documentary film which … Continue reading

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“What’s That Hammer Looking Thingy?”

As a 4-H alumna, I grew up exposed to Robert’s Rules of Order and parliamentary procedure.  But that is not everyone’s experience.  It may not be your volunteers’ experience, it may not have been your experience.  While you can certainly … Continue reading

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