4-H can play a role in meeting the needs of low-income urban youth, if you have the guts to change your thinking and bring the genius of 4-H to meet the needs of other young people. Those are words C. J. Gauger took to heart during his tenure as program director of Iowa State University Extension 4-H Youth Development from 1959 to 1979. Iowa’s 4-H program has much to offer urban youth, Gauger believes. In fact, that will be the next great push for the 4-H Youth Development program. Read more.