ERIC Number: EJ1042335
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Feb
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Reference Count: 5
EFNEP Reaches Refugee Youth Using a Mobile Van
Gossett, Linda S.
Journal of Extension, v50 n1 Article 1IAW2 Feb 2012
New groups of refugees settled in apartments far from city services. Their children lacked access to organized after-school activities and the opportunity to practice English. The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) wanted to reach and teach the young refugees but lacked the staff and budget to do so. This article discusses how the EFNEP formed a partnership with a city parks and recreation department to reach refugee youth while providing organized activities and nutrition education. Educators should learn: what new groups live in their county, where they live, what schools their children attend, and other agencies assisting them.
Descriptors: Refugees, Youth Opportunities, Partnerships in Education, Nutrition Instruction, Extension Education, Outreach Programs, Welfare Services, Delivery Systems, Program Descriptions
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