UGA 4-H program awarded Tech Changemakers grant | News

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ATHENS — The University of Georgia 4-H program was selected as one of 23 land-grant universities to implement the 4-H Tech Changemakers program for the upcoming year.

Funded through a partnership between the National 4-H Council and corporate donors Microsoft, Land O’Lakes, Verizon and Tractor Supply Company, the 4-H Tech Changemakers program empowers middle and high school 4-Hers to teach digital skills to adults in their local communities.

Georgia 4-H has been participating since the program’s inception in 2017. For this phase of programming, lesson plans will focus on digital skills that help drive economic opportunity, like using Microsoft Word to create resumes or safely navigating the internet to find the best job-search websites.

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