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Cooperative Extension Service


Feifei Sun, OMK Coordinator
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4-H National Headquarters - 4-H National Headquarters at USDA is pleased to have established formal partnerships with Army Child, Youth and School Services, Air Force Airman and Family Services and Navy Family Readiness to support positive youth development education for youth whose parents are serving in the military.

Boys and Girls Clubs of America - To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Operation: Military Kids - OMK is the U.S. Army's collaborative effort with America's communities to support children and youth affected by deployment. Regardless of whether families are experiencing deployment for the first or second time or as another in a series of multiple deployments, OMK's goal is to connect military children and youth with local resources to help them achieve a sense of community support and to enhance their well-being.

Military OneSource - To help you with just about any need (Education, relocation, parenting, stress, etc...). Available by phone or online, this free service is provided by the DOD for active-duty, Guard, and Reserve service members and their families.

U.S. Army Child, Youth and School Services - CYS Services programs exist to support military readiness by reducing the conflict between a soldier's mission requirements and his or her parental responsibilities.

Military Child Education Coalition - The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, worldwide organization. A model of positive leadership and advocacy, the MCEC's work is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition. The MCEC performs research, develops resources, conducts professional institutes and conferences, and publishes resources for all constituencies.

American Legion - The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation's largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.

Accredited Online Schools and Colleges - Features helpful resources for veterans everywhere to be able to - access the database to return to school - for Military Families is DoD’s online tutoring and homework help service that provides free one-to-one tutoring to all K-12 military kids, 24/7 in an online classroom with live, expert tutors, and in all core academic subjects. Please visit our website at for more information or see the attached fact sheet (Top 10). In addition, Military Families have been working on a camp activities booklet (link to Camp Activities) for camps serving military-affiliated youth this summer.

College of Urban Agriculture and Environmental Studies (CAUSES)

CAUSES Academic Programs

RN to BS in Nursing – Dr. Pier Broadnax, Program Director
Nutrition and Dietetics - Dr. Prema Ganganna, Program Director
Urban Architecture and Community Planning - Dr. Susan Kliman, Program Director
PSM in Water Resources Management - Dr. Tolessa Deksissa, Director
Health Education - John Slack, Program Director

CAUSES Land-grant Programs

Center for Urban Agriculture & Gardening Education – Che' Axum, Director
Center for Sustainable Development – Dr. Dwane Jones, Director
Water Resources Research Institute – Dr. Tolessa Deksissa, Director
Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health - Dr. Lillie Monroe-Lord, Director
Institute of Gerontology - Claudia John, Director
Center for 4-H and Youth Development – Rebecca Bankhead, Director
Architectural Research Institute - Clarence Pearson, Director

News Archive

CAUSES TV Broadcast Schedule