Youth, Families and Communities Statewide Program
The Youth Families and Communities, a statewide program of the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, administers youth, nutrition, family, and community programs in California, including the following:
- 4-H Youth Development Program - This statewide program offered in 57 counties focuses on providing experiential learning experiences that develop leadership, citizenship, life skills, and supportive environments in which culturally diverse youth and adults are engaged to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development. Learn more on the California 4-H website.
- Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) - This nutrition education program, available in 22 counties, assists low-income families with young children to acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behavior change necessary to make nutritionally sound diet choices and improve their nutritional welfare. Learn more on the California EFNEP website.