Is NOT Your Father's 4-H Club
Department of Agriculture's 4-H program is embracing technology
at full speed on the rural information superhighway. And an intergenerational
partnership -- Teens Teaching Seniors -- brings 4-H teenagers and
senior citizens together for fun and funny tutorials on how-to-surf-the-net.
With the homicide
rate for youth under the age of 19 averaging 9 deaths a day, the
Centers for Disease Control's National Center for Injury Prevention
and Control announces the release of the new 216-page publication,
Best Practices of Youth Violence Prevention: A Sourcebook for
Community Action. You may order the book or download it.
Tools To Save Agencies Money
auction under the General Services Administration's Buyers.gov program
saved its government customer -- the Defense Finance and Accounting
Agency -- $2 million. This site has tools to help agencies buy what
they need at the best price -- private reverse auctions, volume
aggregated purchasing (called eFAST), and Quick Quotes. If you buy
for the government, or sell to the government, take a look.
is taking off in the UK. "There is one economy, all of it being
transformed by information technology," said Prime Minister Tony
Blair at the recent launch of UK Online.