Teaching leadership and communications skills and responsibilities: A comparison of 4-H and other youth organizations

Rama Radhakrishna, Prosper Doamekpor

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This article compares 4-H and other youth organizations in helping youth to learn skills such as leadership, communications, and challenges and responsibilities. One-hundred fifty-eight former 4-H members who were also members of other youth organizations provided data for the study. More than one-half of former members indicated that 4-H was "more helpful" than other youth organizations in teaching skills relative to leadership and communications skills and responsibilities. Findings suggest that youth organizations, especially 4-H, have worth in that they help prepare youth to be responsible and contributing members of society.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Extension
Volume47
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2009

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