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Santa Barbara County
- Distinguished Service Award
Presented by National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, 2021
SpecialtyPositive Youth Development
Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)
Amende, J., Greenway, S., Vega, L., & Nayak, R. (2021). Developing a Youth Entrepreneurship Program to Reach Latinx Youth. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 9(3), 17-31. Retrieved from https://www.jhseonline.com/article/view/1112
Gonzalez, M., White, A. J., Vega, L., Howard, J., Kokozos, M., & Soule, K. E. (2020). “Making the Best Better” for Youths: Cultivating LGBTQ+ Inclusion in 4-H. The Journal of Extension, 58(4), Article 3. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol58/iss4/3
Shelstad, N., Hansen, L., & Vega, L. (2018). Youths Learn Responsible Use of Credit Cards. The Journal of Extension, 56(6), Article 15. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol56/iss6/15
- Vega, Liliana; Brody, Barbara, et al. (2016). Best Practices for Outreach and Engagement to Latino Audiences using Community-Based Programs. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension. http://media.wix.com/ugd/c8fe6e_8973a5d2faf24bc2af9c9508e46beb98.pdf. 4:2, 148-166. June.
Vega, L., Hill, R., White, A., Understanding the Impacts of Racial Trauma on Youth of Color and the Importance of Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, 2022 4-H Positive Youth Development Academy on Youth Mental Health, May 10, 2022
Vega, L., White, A., Moores, N., EldenBrady, A., 2022. Best Practices to Support Positive Mental Health & Inclusion of LGBTQ+ Youth. 2022 4-H Positive Youth Development Academy on Youth Mental Health, May 11, 2022.
Rand, J., Ellliot-Engel, J., Gonzalez, M., Vega, L., Oberstadt, K., Soule, K., White, A., Helping Youth Thrive Through An Equity Lens – LGBTQ+ Youth/Community Fact Sheet 3/12, April 2022. https://access-equity-belonging.extension.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/LGBTQ-Youth.pdf
Vega, L., White, A., Elliot-Engel, J., Soule, K., Youth Voices: Towards Creating Truly Inclusive Spaces, NAE4-HYDP (National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professional) National Annual Conference, Boise, ID (Virtual), October 22, 2020.
Gonzalez, M., Vega, L., White, A., Elliot-Engel, J., Howard, J., Soule, K., “Making the Best Better” for Youth: Cultivating LGBTQ+ Inclusion within 4-H, NAE4-HYDP (National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professional) National Annual Conference, Boise, ID (Virtual), October 20, 2020.
Amende, J., Greenway, S., Vega., L., Adapting a Youth Program for Hispanic/Latinx Audiences,2020 Hawaii International Conference on Education, Waikiki, HI, January 5, 2020.
Hill, R., Moncloa, F., Vega, L., Nayak, R., (2020) First Ever 4-H Virtual Summer Camps Improve Youth Health and Wellness, UC Delivers, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. September 8, 2020. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=43605
Amende, J., Greenway, S., Vega., L., Adapting a Youth Program for Hispanic/Latinx Audiences, American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences, St. Louis, MO, June 25, 2019.
Amende, J., Greenway, S., Vega., L., Adapting a Youth Program for Hispanic/Latinx Audiences, PNW (Pacific Northwest) Tri-State 4-H Professional Conference, Bend, OR, April 17, 2019.
Vega, L., Hill, R., Fabregas, L., Creating High Quality & Accessible Programs: Culturally Adaptive 4-H Programs, National Urban Extension Conference, Seattle, WA, May 21, 2019
Howard, J., Krehbiel, M., Mains, M., Vega, L., Developing Understanding of the LGBTQ+ Community to Enhance Acceptance & Understanding in 4-H, NAE4-HA (National Association of Extension 4-H Agents) National Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, October 11, 2018.
ANR Workgroup Associations
- Career/College Readiness & Workforce Development - Chair
- Diversity in Youth Development - Chair
- Positive Youth Development through 4-H Camp Experiences - Member