Juntos National Movement
Since its beginning in 2007, the Juntos Program has evolved in programming and grown its reach beyond NC. As of 2021, the Juntos Program is in 15 states across the United States. In each state, the Juntos Program is supported by partners including National 4-H, USDA, land-grant universities, and Cooperative Extension networks to promote the growth and sustainability of the program.
Timeline of National Growth
Juntos began conducting organic and small-scale workshops for students and families in North Carolina.
4-H Clubs & Summer Academy
Small grants (Department of Public Instruction/National 4-H Council) allowed Juntos NC to establish 4-H clubs and Summer Academy as program components.
Oregon State University implemented Juntos as a primary program to engage Latinx families.
Success Coaching & Mentoring
The final element of Juntos was established: Success Coaching and Mentoring. USDA-CYFAR Project.
New York & Texas
Juntos 4-H started in New York City and San Antonio, TX with support from National 4-H Council & NYL
2016 – 2017
Florida, Illinois, & California
National 4-H NYL Supported Expansion
Idaho & NC
A USDA CYFAR grant provided the funds for a Juntos Program to be started in Idaho.
Juntos Moves to DASA
Provost support moves program to DASA.
Washington, Nevada, Indiana, & Wisconsin
Juntos 4-H started in Washington, Indiana with USDA-CYFAR. Nevada with state 4-H office support.
Colorado & Missouri
Missouri USDA CYFAR grant. Colorado supporting by their 4-H state leadership.
Michigan, Arizona, & Kentucky
Michigan, Arizona, & Kentucky were trained in 2022. Support from 4-H state leadership.
Juntos National Convening
154 participants – 65 youth, 13 states meet in person.