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Public Issues Education: Increasing Competence, Enabling Communities

This publication is designed to strengthen the capacity of Extension educators, administrators and others to provide education on emerging public issues. It is intended to guide development of materials and programs for training Extension professions in public issues education. The National Public Policy Education Committee's Public Issues Education Competencies Task Force prepared the booklet, with financial support from Farm Foundation and the Innovations Fund of USDA-CSREES.

Copies of the booklet can be downloaded  here, or are available free of charge by contacting one of these regional rural development centers:

North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Iowa State University

Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development
Pennsylvania State University

Southern Rural Development Center
Mississippi State University

Western Rural Development Center
Utah State University





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