Free family-focused webinars held May through August

All webinars are virtual and free.

Jackie Peters
Jackie Peters
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ALEXANDRIA — University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development educators and partners are facilitating webinars, providing information and resources for families and those who serve families to make informed decisions leading to greater health, resilience and well-being.

All webinars are virtual and free. Visit links for each dynamic series to learn more about dates, times and registration.

Family-friendly earth care

Learn how to take action for global health and wellness including how to support pollinators in your backyard and ways to forage in Minnesota woodlands. The series runs May 24-26. Visit the link to learn more.


Finding balance

While life is never certain, the last couple of years have stressed our families and communities. Learn about how to establish a physical fitness routine, utilize developmental affirmations to support others, and learn how Somali grocery stores have been successful in communicating COVID vaccine information. The series runs from June 21-Aug. 17. Visit the link to learn more.

Making cents of it all

Learn how to navigate financial choices during challenging times, including budgeting, borrowing, saving/investing, and credit reports/scores. We'll also share information on how to navigate the path to financing post-secondary education, and saving money when feeding your family. The series runs May 10-June 14. Visit the link to learn more.

No place like home

Whether you rent or own your home, our educators have tips to help make your home more energy-efficient, enhance home safety, prevent pests, and address hoarding. The topics of affordable housing and rural housing will be addressed. In addition, people are invited to participate in a book read related to housing. The series runs from May 17-July 28. Visit the link to learn more.


Recovery and health

Join us as representatives from the College of Pharmacy discuss how to reduce the negative consequences of drug use and how to save lives from overdoses. The series runs May 18-19. Visit the link to learn more.

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