Exploding Myths About Transgender and Nonbinary People
Although transgender and nonbinary people have gained significant visibility over the past decade, numerous misconceptions and stereotypes still exist and create environments that are unwelcoming or even hostile to people with gender identities that fall ...
How Implicit Associations Can Thwart Equitable Hiring Decisions
Associations are mental shortcuts our brains develop to connect ideas or things and reduce processing time. While not inherently bad, associations can manifest in the form of implicit, or unconscious, bias. When left unmitigated, implicit bias can influen ...
The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words
Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to creating spaces ...
PAS Information- State Fair Selection- Horses
The Darke County PAS Show (State Fair Selection for Horses) will be held Sunday, June 18, 2023, South Show Ring, Darke County Fairgrounds. This show is open to all 4-H and FFA youth, currently enrolled in a horse project, who are interested in trying out ...
OSU Extension and The Village Green Offers Program to Reduce Falls in Older Adults Darke County, OH – One in four older adults has a fall each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Wisconsin leads the nation in fall-re ...
Think Green...It's Not Just a Color
Sign Up Now for the “Think Green…It’s Not Just a Color” Spring Email Wellness Challenge Green with envy. Green around the gills. Do you have a green thumb? The grass is always greener on the other side. Go green or think green. These are common phrases yo ...
Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices
This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in screening applicants and identify ways that priv ...
Practicing Bystander Intervention Strategies
All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors rooted in bias that cause harm to others, sometimes unintentionally and frequently directed toward people from marginalized social identity groups. Have you ever witnessed a bias incident such as a mic ...
2023 Darke County 4-H Camp
2023 Darke County 4-H Camp in conjuction with Miami County 4-H Join us at "Top Camp"- Sunday, June 11 to Thursday, June 15 Dark County 4-H Camp will now be in conjunction with Miami County 4-H. The new dates for camp are Sunday, June 11, 2023 t ...
Ohio State University Extension and Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague Partner to Commemorate Ohio Saves Week 2023
Ohio State University Extension and Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague Partner to Commemorate Ohio Saves Week 2023 The annual campaign focuses on increasing individuals’ financial confidence and helping them get a clear view of their finances to set new pers ...