Curriculums, Guides and Tools

20 Resources

Be SAFE: Safe, Affirming and Fair Environments

Be SAFE (Safe, Affirming and Fair Environments) is an initiative that involves adults and youth working in partnership to create settings and groups...

Keywords

  • bullying
  • children
  • collaboration
  • diversity

Celebrating Our Differences

This website offers ideas to help children understand and respect similarities and differences among people.

Keywords

  • children
  • differences
  • diversity

Community Coaching for Grassroots Action

Community Coaching for Grassroots Action is designed to help communities build leadership capacity among their residents.

Keywords

  • action planning
  • asset mapping
  • coaching
  • community vision

Cultivating Community Conversations for Change

This program consists of a series of events (trainings, community conversations, and a regional forum) designed to engage community members in conversations to...

Keywords

  • conversation
  • facilitation
  • invitation
  • social fabric
  • training

Diversity, Difference and Conflict: Awareness and Skill-Building for Enhancing Workplace Effectiveness

Diversity, Difference, and Conflict: Awareness and Skill-Building for Enhancing Workplace Effectiveness is an online training module developed at the University of Missouri.

Keywords

  • conflict resolution

Diversity: The Source of Our Strength

In this project, 4-H members explore the many forms of diversity in daily life, see life from various perspectives, and have fun learning...

Keywords

  • 4-H
  • civil rights
  • disabilities
  • diversity
  • inclusion
  • leadership
  • religion

Engagement Toolbox

The Community Engagement Tool, developed and supported by the Center for Economic and Community Development at Penn State University, provides a brief and...

Keywords

  • community engagement
  • managing conflict
  • trust

Facilitator Guide for Departmental Discussions about Race

The purpose of this guide, developed by the University of Missouri, is to provide suggestions for ways to begin conversations about race in...

Keywords

  • facilitation
  • race

Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI)

Located at Colorado State University, this public-private partnership works with local communities to provide parents/youth/communities with the knowledge, skills and tools for civic...

Keywords

  • civic engagement
  • family leadership

Navigating Difference

Navigating Difference (ND), developed by Washington State University Extension (WSUE), is a cultural competency training based on the WSUE Cultural Competencies and is...

Keywords

  • cultural competency
  • diversity

People Empowering People

The UConn People Empowering People (PEP) program is a personal, family and leadership development program with a strong community focus.

Keywords

  • diversity
  • parent leadership

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills

This facilitation training was developed by Extension specialists with Virginia Cooperative Extension to help participants learn how to facilitate discussions that result in...

Keywords

  • community
  • facilitation

Take a Stand

Take A Stand was developed by Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas 4-H & Youth Development Program, in partnership with the Texas...

Keywords

  • anti-bullying

Texans Building Character

Texans Building Character (TBC), developed by Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Service, is a character education program based on the six character...

Keywords

  • character education

Thriving Communities: Working Together to Move from Poverty to Prosperity for All (Horizons)

This is a five-session discussion guide to help people talk about poverty in their community and take action to create a place where...

Keywords

  • capacity development
  • community leadership
  • poverty alleviation

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade: Public Conflict Resolution

This manual, developed at the University of Kentucky, is a train-the-trainers tool that can be used to help Extension educators, community officials, and...

Keywords

  • deliberation
  • interest-based problem-solving
  • public conflict
  • sources of conflict

Turning the Tide on Poverty Community Circles Guide

This discussion guide was produced by the Southern Rural Development Center in partnership with Everyday Democracy, The Kettering Foundation, and the Farm Foundation...

Keywords

  • community conversations
  • poverty alleviation
  • race

We Are Different, We Are the Same: Teaching Young Children about Diversity

Diversity activities teach young children to respect and celebrate the differences in all people. Learning about different cultural aspects offers new experiences for...

Keywords

  • children
  • diversity

WeConnect

WeConnect is a program model and curriculum designed to show young people that they are participants in a global society and to prepare...

Keywords

  • 4-H
  • citizen
  • diversity
  • responsibility

Youth Development Academy

The Youth Development Academy is a course taught by the University of Missouri Extension targeted at youth leaders, educators, community leaders, and coaches.

Keywords

  • youth
  • youth development