Local government officials trust Illinois Extension to keep them current on programs that impact their residents. As COVID-19 impacted government, businesses, and communities, Extension increased its outreach in crucial areas of crisis communications, economic development initiatives, grant opportunities, and workforce development strategies. Extension helps communities build capacity for innovative and informed decision-making to enhance the quality of life for residents.
Residents from every county in Illinois participated in 39 webinars in 2020.
Building Government and Community Leaders
Creating Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Communities
Growing Local Economies and Businesses