A National Framework for Urban Extension
In an effort to reinvigorate a national discussion and move toward a more sustainable and integrated approach to urban Extension, NUEL published “A National Framework for Urban Extension: A Report from the National Urban Extension Leaders.” NUEL’s Steering Committee prepared this report for the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP). In October 2015, ECOP approved NUEL as a Director/Administrator-
National Urban Extension Initiative: Implementation Plan
In 2019, a National Urban Extension Initiative: Implementation Plan developed by NUEL was approved by ECOP (Extension Committee on Operations and Policy). It builds upon the national “Call to Action” presented in the 2015 NUEL National Framework for Urban Extension. The Implementation Plan uses the six objectives for a National Urban Extension Initiative and outlines a set of set of actionable tasks that will be necessary for achieving measurable results. It is the Master Plan, or road map, to achieve NUEL’s twofold mission. First, to advance the strategic importance and long-term value of urban Extension activities. Secondly, to foster collaboration at the local, regional and national levels that create greater capacity within the Cooperative Extension System to serve urban communities.