An Update to the Community Reinvestment Act

Local Government Education
Discover the new CRA and how banks can be impactful and responsive.

Explore the modernized Community Reinvestment Act, specifically the impact and responsiveness of community development loans…

Putting Healthy Food on the Table: Addressing Food Access Challenges for Families With Young Children

Nurturing Foundations Webinar Series 2024
Explore the challenges associated with food accessibility and practical ways to address them

One in five young children lives in a household that struggles to put enough nutritious food on the…

Harvesting and storing Herbs

Sponsored by State Herb Association
County: Kankakee
It’s time to learn about herbs!


Join us along with the State Herb Association as we learn about the culinary and medicinal uses of herbs. Pearl from the Farmacy Farmstand will…

Virtual 4-H Café Conversation: Sneak Peek at the New Extension Volunteer Website & Moodle Course Training Opportunities!

The Illinois 4-H Volunteerism Work Group is excited to bring you multiple opportunities this Spring for you to participate in Volunteer Training and Café Conversations! This is a…



Illinois-Indiana Master Watershed Steward Program

County: Cook
Become a community leader in water conservation! Join our inaugural cohort!

IL-IN Master Watershed Stewards:

Trains and supports community leaders to serve and support the protection and…

June Cook County Nature Wellness Walk

Are you looking for a way to reconnect with nature and meet new people? Join our Nature Wellness Walks to discover the beauty of Cook County's forest preserves as well as be guided through slow,…



OpenSciEd High School Launch | Cook County

Teacher professional learning focused on high quality instructional materials
County: Cook, Will, DuPage, Lake

Are you ready to implement high-quality NGSS materials in your high school science classroom?
Nationally certified facilitators from the University of Illinois Extension STEM Team are excited…

Garden Guardians: Understanding and Supporting Lady Beetles in Illinois

Four Seasons Gardening Webinar Series
Discover the benefits of beneficial insects in the garden like the lady beetle.

Ladybugs, lady beetles, or ladybirds, whatever name is used, are beneficial insects in home gardens. However, native…

Smart Saving Strategies

Money Basics Webinar Series 2024
Build peace of mind for a better financial future

Building healthy and sustainable savings habits can be overwhelming when starting from scratch. In this session, we will explore some simple…

Don’t Go It Alone: Improving Your Social Connections

Lessons for Living Series 2024
Learn to define social isolation, loneliness, and risk factors.

Studies show that more than 20% of adults in the United States feel lonely, isolated, or both. Research increasingly shows that…