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  Native Youth (18-24) In Food & Ag Leadership Summit  
  Lucas Allen  1/28/2020 7:57:00 PM  
     
 

Posted to all High School and Collegiate Instructors on behalf of Ben Meyer, National FFA LPS Specialist
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Please share the following opportunity with any of your students that may qualify.

The 2020 Native Youth in Food and Agriculture Leadership Summit is accepting applications for their all-expense-paid program through March 6, 2020.

The Native Youth in Food and Agriculture Leadership Summit is a skill-development focused conference for Native youth involved in, or interested in agriculture ages 18-24.  This is a new age range from past years as the summit looks to intensify its curriculum and focus on older students.

This year’s summit will have four focus areas:

  1. Agricultural Business and Finance
  2. Land Stewardship and Conservation
  3. Agricultural Law and Policy
  4. Nutrition and Health

The summit takes place on the campus of the University of Arkansas July 7-14.  All travel expenses and expenses while on site in Arkansas are paid for accepted applicants.

The National FFA Organization is a key partner with the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative and a supporter of this event.

Summit organizers know that ag teachers are often the best connection to students interested in agriculture.  If you work with, or previously had in class Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian students that meet the age requirements, please share this all-expense paid opportunity with them.  Proof of tribal enrollment (ID card) is not required to apply.

Applications are due March 6:  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=xELHeRzmpU--iaPLVmqA0Uj7yrbZznBAunqlCjcxtEpUNkw2SlkyVk1DRE9HUzlSUVozSTk3V1NOVC4u



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Lucas Allen
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 815-530-2065 Cell: 815-530-2065
Email: lallen@ilaged.org
Address: 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
 
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
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