These informal partnerships are based on a mutual agreement for collaborating on a common purpose with no legal agreement in place.
Informal PYD Partnerships with Purpose
|APHIS, CDC (Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, Center for Disease Control)||To facilitate relationships between State Veterinarians, State Public Health Officials, and 4-H staff at the land-grant institutions while assisting them in creating and distributing educational materials related to the prevention of zoonotic diseases.|
|USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office)||Collaborating on development of Invention learning modules by land-grant university partners and digital badging.|
|NIDA (National Institute for Drug Awareness)||To support National Drug Facts Week focusing on increasing youth understanding of the science behind drug abuse and addiction|
|NICHD (National Institute for Child Health and Development)||Collaborating on implementation and sustainability strategies for free federal educational materials, specifically Media Smart Youth, by 4-H and other educational programs. Research and evaluation are conducted by land-grant university partners.|
|SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)||Collaborating on the development of educational materials for youth and youth education staff focused on a trauma informed approach to mental health awareness in youth programs. Research and evaluation are conducted by land-grant university partners.|
|ASPR (Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response)||Collaborating on the development of educational materials for youth and youth education staff related to youth as public health educators and activists for community action.|