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  • Teachable Moments: Rebuilding from the Hurricanes and Preparing for the Future

    Janet Kurzynske, Wendy Stivers, and Kerri Ashurst, University of Kentucky
    Becky White, LSU AgCenter
    Manola Erby, Alcorn State University
    Susan Holder, Mississippi State University
    Charles A. Smith, Kansas State University
    Barbara Brown, Clemson University
    Joe Wysocki, USDA/CSREES, EDEN Representative
    Carolyn Wilken, University of Florida
    June P. Mead, Cornell University
    Bill Evans, University of Nevada, Reno
    Lesia Oesterreich, Iowa State University
    Maureen Toomey, University of Idaho
    Bob Rubinyi, University of Minnesota

    Extension employees with firsthand experience in responding to the 2005 Gulf Coast hurricanes examined important issues about Extension’s role in helping devastated communities rebuild. CYFAR representatives described how they are helping families cope with the hurricane’s aftermath. CYFERnet and EDEN members discussed ways to use technology during crises and facilitate a dialogue about ways to enhance Extension’s responsiveness.

    Developed for the Annual CYFAR Conference, Pre-Conference Workshop, May 2006 Atlanta GA

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