Urban Extension 2020-2025 Summit

Urban Extension 2020-2025 Summit

Strengthening Cities and Urban-Rural Connections,
Strengthens Ohio


January 29, 2020
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus

Registration is $20. Please respond by January 20. The registration fee will be waived if a short article and photo for the newsletter are submitted to Michelle Gaston.6@osu.edu by February 20.

Click here to register for the Urban Extension 2020-2025 Summit.

Draft Agenda

8:30 a.m.             Registration and Refreshments     

9-9:30 a.m.          Welcome and Introductions

9:30-10:30 a.m.    Urban Extension, Converging Interests

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break

10:45-11:45 a.m. Guest Speaker, Positioning Extension in urban communities for greater awareness, relevance, and accessibility

11:45 a.m.            Preparing for Afternoon

12-2 p.m.             Urban Extension, Working Group Luncheon

  • Food and Ag in the City
  • Health and Wellness in the City
  • Youth Development in the City
  • Other (group determined options such as Citizen Science in the City, Workforce, Racial Equity, Civil Dialogue, or impact area/task force - focused)

2-2:15 p.m.         Break      

2:15-3:30 p.m.   Urban Extension, Innovative and Practical Next Steps & Timeline

  • Framework: Positioning, Programs, Personnel, Partnerships
  • Impact: Relevant Locally, Responsive Statewide, Recognized Nationally
  • Integration and Alignment: OSU Extension, CFAES, OSU, National Networks
  • Context: Ohio's urban-suburban-rural interdependencies

Pre-Summit Video Overview

OSU Extension in the City - Addressing Ohio's Urban Influence and Urban-Suburban-Rural Interdependencies
(7 minute video by Dr. Julie Fox)   PowerPoint

image of Urban Influence PPT slide