Head, Heart, Hands, and Health: 4-H Engages America’s Youth
The 4-H Youth Development Program is the youth outreach program of the land-grant
universities' Cooperative Extension Services and the United States Department of
Agriculture. 4-H National Headquarters at USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture provides leadership in positive youth development in the areas of citizenship, healthy living, and science. 4-H emphasizes the importance of young people connecting to their communities; being well-informed and engaged in civic affairs; developing leadership skills; and preparing
for college, work, career, and life.
Infographic by Stephanie Engle, USDA/NIFA