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Positive Youth Development Through 4-H Community Clubs

4-H Critical Elements - A Welcoming/Inclusive Environment

An inclusive environment is one that allows a sense of belonging to develop, encourages and supports its members, and offers encouragement with positive and specific feedback. Healthy groups celebrate the success of all members – taking pride in the collective efforts of all.

4-H volunteers might consider the following questions: In our 4-H club….

Some practices the 4-H club may want to implement if they have not already done so might include:

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