Community Development

The University of Wisconsin-Extension has a strong tradition of working in all 72 counties throughout the state in a range of programs—most often associated with agriculture and 4-H. The roots of the organization started with the soil and remain deeply ‘rooted’ across Wisconsin communities. What helped your UW-Extension thrive over the past 100 years is that it has served as a bridge between community needs and university research—and that remains true today although UW-Extension programming has moved far beyond the fields–through Community Development program areas.

Current Programming Areas






Statewide Extension Community Development Resources

Currently, Extension Kenosha County is not programming in the following areas: Community Food Systems, Organizational Leadership Development, and Local Government Education. However, you can still contact our Community Development Educator if you have an interest in any of these areas and they will be willing to assist you with any questions or requests you may have.

Community Food Systems

Working with community organizations, tribal partners, and local governments to promote community food system development

Organizational Leadership Development

Helping people who want to provide leadership to bring about change in their organizations and community

Local Government Education

Coordinating and providing training and educational workshops for newly elected local government officials and those who continue to serve their communities

For more information, please contact:

Savannah Meyers, MPH
Community Development Extension Educator

Phone: 262-653-1935

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