Jared Hibbard-Swanson will develop and implement an integrated vision for Extension’s community food security programming, which is defined as equitable access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food.
The new center will provide support and training from an anti-bias, culturally responsive lens to better equip educators who care for children from marginalized populations and for children who have experienced trauma.
There’s a lot of research about the link between motor development and lifelong physical activity, and the importance of fundamental motor skill development in young children especially.
As people have turned to hobbies like reading and outdoor recreation to fill their days during the COVID-19 pandemic, recent research from Oregon State University found that engagement in leisure activities can help lower the risk of depression and improve mental well-being.
As a land grant university, we have in our mission a goal of reaching every community throughout the state.
Residents are struggling to find housing, wrestling with government bureaucracy and worried about toxins in the water, air and soil, all while burdened by the trauma of losing their homes.