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Family and Consumer Sciences

This program will equip youth with health messages that help improve health literacy and lead to choices and lifestyle changes for a healthier Mississippi.

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Care to Read is a Reading is Fundamental early literacy program that supports children’s emergent literacy skills through training and resources for childcare staff in center- and home-based childcare programs.

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Cooking Matters hands-on courses (Adults, Teens, and Families) will empower families with the skills to be self-sufficient in the kitchen.

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The Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Diabetes Prevention Program, an evidence-based program, will educate participants on lifestyle changes for preventing type 2 diabetes and other chronic conditions. This program is open to all adults.

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Digi_Life is a program that educates about the relationship between technology and our everyday lives. This program targets adults, particularly parents of children 14 years and older; Teens are a secondary audience.

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The Early Learning Guidelines and Early Learning Standards program addresses developmental milestones and learning strategies from birth to 5 yrs. Target audience(s) include early care and education providers.

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Food Safety at Home equips families with food safety knowledge and resources that will help improve food safety behaviors and practices at home.

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Healthy Homes Solutions will empower people with knowledge so they will adopt healthy behaviors and take practical, low-cost action to solve housing challenges.

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This health program is a community health education leader training program offered through the MSU Extension 4-H program in partnership with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and the UMMC/Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute.

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The Money Smart for Young People program promotes financial understanding in children and youth using four age-appropriate curricula. This program is open to youth grades Pre-K – 2nd, grades 3 – 5, and grades 9 – 12. Participants will gain understanding in financial principles related to earning money, learn how to save and invest money, learn about protecting money and...Read more

Realizing the American Dream Homebuyer Education will educate prospective homeowners on the entire home buying process, from managing money and understanding credit to securing a mortgage loan and shopping for a home.

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Love U 2 is a healthy relationships program that helps teens learn about issues such as dating and teen violence.

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ServSafe is a nationally recognized food safety management curriculum and certification process recognized by the Mississippi State Department of Health as meeting the food safety criteria required of any licensed foodservice facility in Mississippi.

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SHAPE-CARE will educate parents on bio-physiological (sleep and emotion regulation) and relational concepts with the broad goal of improving children’s academic readiness.

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TummySafe is a food safety training program for child care providers providing the required Food Managers Certification to operate a licensed child care facility in Mississippi.

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Walk-a-Weigh (Adult Audience) will educate clients about different strategies to implement or improve nutrition and physical activity habits for themselves and/or their family.

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Walk-a-Weigh will educate clients about different strategies to implement or improve nutrition and physical activity habits for themselves and/or their family.

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Your Money, Your Goals will empower financial decision-making by providing a comprehensive guide to topics such as budgeting daily expenses, managing debt, and avoiding financial tricks and traps.

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