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Jan. 25 Webinar Explores Resilience of Rural Latinx Immigrants

January 24, 2023, 9:49 am | Kimberly Greder

The next Relying on Rural Resilience webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m. Central time. An Iowa State University professor and a mental health counselor will discuss engaging rural Latinx immigrant families in health outreach. This quarterly webinar series highlights findings based on more than 20 years of research with low-income, rural families across the United States.


Suicide Prevention Program Available to Community Members Working with Youth

January 12, 2023, 10:10 am | Demi Johnson

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth and young adults between the ages of 10 and 34. In response, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is continuing to offer virtual and in-person “Question. Persuade. Refer.” trainings, also known as QPR.


Help Preschoolers Learn about Emotions

January 5, 2023, 2:01 pm | Cheryl Clark

Preschoolers have a lot to learn as they grow from toddlers to school age. Handling emotions begins in the preschool years, said Cheryl Clark, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


Set Financial Goals for the New Year

December 1, 2022, 1:03 pm | Ryan Stuart

The holidays can be a time to reflect on the past year or start thinking about upcoming New Year’s resolutions. This also is a great time to revisit financial plans and goals, said Ryan Stuart, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


Spend Less at Halloween and Other Holidays

October 28, 2022, 10:04 am | Carol Ehlers

It's the time of year when families need to consider budgeting for upcoming holiday spending and eliminating areas of waste, which may include money spent on candy, said Carol Ehlers, human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She offers some simple ways to save money at Halloween or other holidays.

Communities May Apply for ¡Salir Adelante! Mini-grants by Nov. 15

October 18, 2022, 8:42 am | Kimberly Greder

Mini-grants are available to help four more Iowa communities implement “¡Salir Adelante! Caminos a Nuestro Futuro (Pathways for Our Future)” with local Latinx youth and their families. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach created this culturally tailored, research-based and evidence-informed curriculum that promotes career and college readiness.


Virtual Program Scheduled for Adult Children Supporting Their Aging, Caregiving Parents

October 17, 2022, 8:55 am | Malisa Rader

When Mom is taking care of Dad or another loved one, who takes care of Mom? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers “Caregiving Relationships: Conversations on Aging” to help adult children gain the skills they need to support their aging, caregiving parents. The virtual workshop will be held via Zoom on Monday, Nov. 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There is no cost to participate, but registration is required.