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Community development is the process of helping a community strengthen itself and develop towards its full potential.
Extension helps Wisconsin residents, organizations, and communities deal with their own unique challenges and opportunities by providing a variety of educational programs, research, and resources to address local issues.
Backed by University of Wisconsin research, the Community Development educator works with local government, community organizations, business, and community leaders to enhance local decision-making and help communities respond strategically to new challenges and opportunities. Our mission is to strengthen people’s ability to identify and solve community problems through education, community participation, and unbiased information–empowering residents to make informed decisions to result in better communities.
The University of Wisconsin-Extension is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution committed to diversity among its employees and in its programs.
Michelle Grimm serves Taylor County as the Community Resource Development Agent
As your Community Resource Development agent, Michelle designs and delivers educational programs and technical assistance to help Taylor County communities deal with their own unique challenges. Backed by University of Wisconsin research, she works with local government, civic organizations, businesses and community leaders to enhance local decision-making and help communities respond to new challenges and opportunities. Together they work to:
- Establish ongoing programs that educate the public and elected officials about current issues
- Strengthen local government
- Develop local leadership capacity
- Protect natural resources for future generations
HAVE A QUESTION?
To learn more about community development programming and the role Extension plays in Taylor County, contact Michelle Grimm, Community Resource Development Agent, Extension Taylor County at (715) 748-3327 extension 2 or email@example.com