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Marilu Andon
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Metro
University of Illinois Extension
4747 Lincoln Mall Drive
Suite 601
Matteson, IL 60443
Phone: 708-449-4320
FAX: 708-679-6855
andon@illinois.edu

Leonard Parker
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth and Youth Metro
University of Illinois Extension
8751 S. Greenwood Avenue, Suites 112-122
Chicago, IL 60619
Phone: 773-768-7779
FAX: 773-768-4818
parker1@illinois.edu

Chanita Anderson
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
Enterprise Center
2205 Enterprise Drive, Suite 501
Westchester, IL 60154
Phone: 773-768-7779
FAX: 708-492-1805
chickma@illinois.edu

Geraldine Cox
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
4747 Lincoln Mall Drive
Suite 601
Matteson, IL 60443
Phone: 708-679-6889
FAX: 708-679-6855
gcox@illinois.edu

Amy Osterman
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
1114 N. Arlington Heights Road
Suite 201
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: 847-201-4176
FAX: 847-201-4175
amyo@illinois.edu

4-H Youth Development

4-H Youth Development

Looking for Youth Leaders in Cook County to participate on a Youth Leadership Team.

University of Illinois Extension Youth Development Team is recruiting for youth from grades 7th through 12th to participate in a newly formed Youth Leadership Team to develop programs, ideas and activities for other Cook County youth to have a positive youth experience (PYE).

The objective of the YLT is to unite Cook County youth in practicing governance over themselves by exhibiting leadership in their communities and schools. Also, the Youth Leadership Team will have a mission to help youth attain real-life experience by enhancing knowledge, attitudes, skills and leadership in preparation for their tomorrow.

The YLT team is new; therefore, those youth participating will help develop the framework of the program. The team will be comprised of youth ranging in ages from 12 to 18 years old, who exhibit strong leadership skills, good communication skills and academic success.

Those parents and youth interested in participating should contact the local Extension Office at 773-768-7779. The contact person (s) are Leonard Parker, Extension Educator or Chanita Hickman, Program Coordinator. For South Suburban contact Marilu Andon, Extension Educator or Geraldine Cox, Program Coordinator at 708-679-6889.

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