TAKINGITTOTHESTREETS2012-2013
An exciting initiative sponsored byAAFCS to respond to criticalissues utilizing family andconsumer sciences research andex...
Touching livesThrough YOU!AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
TIS Leadership Team• Marilyn Swierk, CFCS, RI &FL• Mary Behrendt, MT• Faye Griffiths-Smith, CT• Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CF...
Taking It to The StreetInitiatives:2009-2010 The Campaign’s first initiative wasH1N1.2010-11 That year’s initiative focuse...
Obesity PreventionCommunityAnd if you wish to continue yourwork to assist with the prevention ofobesityContact Ingrid Adam...
And beginning in 2013Taking It to theStreets began a newcampaign ..AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
THEIMPACT OF THEECONOMY ON THEFAMILY:Strategies & SolutionsAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
The Great Recession• 73% either lost a job themselves or had ahousehold member, close relative, or friend losea job• 56% r...
• Work longer until retirement (if possible)• Move to downsize housing costs• “Moonlight” for extra income• Access public ...
The goal of the AAFCS Public policycommittee is to educate members infamily and community public policy sothey can assist ...
• Reviewed resolutions-in regard to BPA• Financial Fitness...It’s Priceless: PublicPolicy Deliberation Guide• Sizing up Am...
• Collaborating with the FERM Community• Continuing formation of Partnerships• Ongoing communication and updates toprovide...
A matrix was createdTIS Website InformationAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013For Ongoing Updates and InformationGo To:www...
Also Included on the website:• Sample letters for editorials andofficials• Press releases, photo release forms formember u...
A matrix was created2013 Resources Provided toMembersAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013•Resource Framework•Online Directo...
THE RESOURCEFRAMEWORKAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
2013 Resource Frameworkand Online Resources:•Ready to use•Need input from members-Please submit ideas at:https://docs.goog...
A matrix was createdKey FindingsAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013•ALL IN ONE RESOURCES•CURRICULUM•GRANTS•PROFESSIONAL DE...
The Organization• CATEGORYTITLE/DESCRIPTION• AUTHOR• YEAR DEVELOPED• WEBSITE• SOURCEAND CONTACT PERSON• SPECIAL FEATURES, ...
AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
We will be looking foryour activity ideas inthe coming year!
eXtensionhttp://www.extension.org/personal_finance• Your Go to" resource for unbiased research-based personal finance info...
Money Skillwww.moneySKILL.org• Online reality based personal financecourse for young adults developed bythe AFSA Education...
FAMILY ECONOMICS & FINANCIAL EDUCATION (FEFE)www.fefe.arizona.edu-All materials updated on an ongoing basis• Ready-to-Teac...
• Educators teaching young adults (grades7-12 or early college)• Classroom educators, community andextension professionals...
• Training workshops• Webinars• Power Point PresentationsProfessional DevelopmentAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
THE ONLINEDIRECTORYAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
• Savings Calculator• How to Balance Your Checkbook(video)• Practical Money Skills for Life• Financial Fitness Quiz• 360 d...
Input & involvement needed from:• AAFCS Partners• AAFCS Communities• AAFCS Affiliates• FCS Professionals andNew TIS team m...
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES: We allhave a connection to this topic:• AAFCS COMMUNITIES (in addition to FERM):The effect o...
Examples of InvolvementExamples of InvolvementKappaOmicron NuSeven Wonders of theSocially Responsible World.This is an opp...
KON TIS Activity for DemonstratingSocial Responsibility Related to ProsperityThe Chapters worked in small groups to list 2...
• Students developed a SUNO Student SavingsCookbook of healthy recipes with a cost of only $10 permeal designed to feed a ...
• Assign a TIS contact for your affiliate• Include TIS related activities at yourmeetings and conferences• Utilize the TIS...
• Submit Yearly Reports in the spring tohelp us measure involvement andimpact.• Showcase your affiliate’s activities as aw...
What can YOU do?•Access updates and resources at:www.aafcs.org/TIS•Include Taking It to the Streets in youraffiliate activ...
What else can YOU do?•Share your information with the public•Label all information you distribute withthe FCS labels at th...
BE INVOLVED• Check website information often,• Share with other FCS professionals andpartners,• Label whatever you order o...
2013-14Continue to collaborate with FERM &expand our topic further to include:The social & emotional impact onthe family:•...
Increase our resources on the topic to:• Add to what is currently there• Provide information on the social and emotionalim...
Contact Team Leaders:Marilyn R. Swierk, CFCSAAFCS President 2009-10msinnovate@aol.comMary Behrendtbkehece@sd6.12.mt.usGrow...
FERM Contacts:Faye Griffiths-Smith:faye.griffiths-smith@uconn.eduBarbara O’ Neill:oneill@aesop.rutgers.eduPUBLIC POLICY Co...
Taking It to the StreetsSessions In Houston 2013:Thursday: Communities Showcase &Networking 10:30 am-11:45 pmFriday: Resou...
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  1. 1. TAKINGITTOTHESTREETS2012-2013
  2. 2. An exciting initiative sponsored byAAFCS to respond to criticalissues utilizing family andconsumer sciences research andexpertiseWe are .TAKING IT TO THESTREETSAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  3. 3. Touching livesThrough YOU!AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  4. 4. TIS Leadership Team• Marilyn Swierk, CFCS, RI &FL• Mary Behrendt, MT• Faye Griffiths-Smith, CT• Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CFP,CRPC, AFC, CHC, CFEd, CFCS• Ida Marie Snorteland, SD,CFCSCo-ChairCo-ChairFERM CommunityChairFERM CommunityChair-ElectPublic PolicyRepresentativeAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  5. 5. Taking It to The StreetInitiatives:2009-2010 The Campaign’s first initiative wasH1N1.2010-11 That year’s initiative focused on theprevention of obesity, especially as it relates tochildren.2011-12 The Impact of Obesity on Life2013 ..a new community was formedAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  6. 6. Obesity PreventionCommunityAnd if you wish to continue yourwork to assist with the prevention ofobesityContact Ingrid Adams, TIS Team MemberIngrid.adams@uky.eduto join the newly formedObesity Prevention Community.AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  7. 7. And beginning in 2013Taking It to theStreets began a newcampaign ..AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  8. 8. THEIMPACT OF THEECONOMY ON THEFAMILY:Strategies & SolutionsAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  9. 9. The Great Recession• 73% either lost a job themselves or had ahousehold member, close relative, or friend losea job• 56% reported having less money in savings afterrecession• 6 in 10 believe that U.S. economy hasundergone a permanent changehttp://news.rutgers.edu/medrel/news-releases/2013/february-2013/rutgers-heldrich-cen-20130207Why this topic?AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  10. 10. • Work longer until retirement (if possible)• Move to downsize housing costs• “Moonlight” for extra income• Access public benefits• Increase human capital• Save less or save more• Sell possessions• Resourcefulne$$Responses to ToughEconomic TimesAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  11. 11. The goal of the AAFCS Public policycommittee is to educate members infamily and community public policy sothey can assist in increasing citizenengagement on various issues of concern.They believe in action and results sothe connection to Taking It to the Streetsis a natural fit!Link to Public PolicyAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  12. 12. • Reviewed resolutions-in regard to BPA• Financial Fitness...It’s Priceless: PublicPolicy Deliberation Guide• Sizing up America:Public Policy Deliberation Guide• Obesity Prevention and Healthy WeightInitiativePrevious TIS Related ActionsAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  13. 13. • Collaborating with the FERM Community• Continuing formation of Partnerships• Ongoing communication and updates toprovide support, resources, ideas,encouragement, via FACS & e-mail• Gathering resources for members on theAAFCS website2012-13 TIS ACTIONSAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  14. 14. A matrix was createdTIS Website InformationAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013For Ongoing Updates and InformationGo To:www.aafcs.org/TIS
  15. 15. Also Included on the website:• Sample letters for editorials andofficials• Press releases, photo release forms formember use• AAFCS labels/logos to identify ourorganization when we order ordisseminate items-this is a must!AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  16. 16. A matrix was created2013 Resources Provided toMembersAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013•Resource Framework•Online Directory•Annual Conference Sessions
  17. 17. THE RESOURCEFRAMEWORKAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  18. 18. 2013 Resource Frameworkand Online Resources:•Ready to use•Need input from members-Please submit ideas at:https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AvaNaMWTmXJ2dFNRRXp5bjVTRVdpMkFTb2NLNnVTMEEAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  19. 19. A matrix was createdKey FindingsAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013•ALL IN ONE RESOURCES•CURRICULUM•GRANTS•PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT•RESEARCH•TRAINING•WEBINARS•POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS•OTHER RESOURCESThe Categories
  20. 20. The Organization• CATEGORYTITLE/DESCRIPTION• AUTHOR• YEAR DEVELOPED• WEBSITE• SOURCEAND CONTACT PERSON• SPECIAL FEATURES, ETC.• TARGET AUDIENCE• COST AND QUANTITY LIMITS (IF APPLICABLE):• IMPLICATIONSADDITIONAL IDEAS, TIPS,SUGGESTIONS FOR FCS:The OrganizationAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  21. 21. AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  22. 22. AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  23. 23. AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  24. 24. We will be looking foryour activity ideas inthe coming year!
  25. 25. eXtensionhttp://www.extension.org/personal_finance• Your Go to" resource for unbiased research-based personal finance information• Most are free• Higher and Secondary Education areencouraged to work with extension agentsfor classroom assistance and valuableresourcesAll in One ResourcesAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  26. 26. Money Skillwww.moneySKILL.org• Online reality based personal financecourse for young adults developed bythe AFSA Education FoundationAll in One ResourcesAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  27. 27. FAMILY ECONOMICS & FINANCIAL EDUCATION (FEFE)www.fefe.arizona.edu-All materials updated on an ongoing basis• Ready-to-Teach Lesson plans – over 100, activitybased- PowerPoint, Note Taking Guide, reading,activity pieces, etc)• FEFE Forum – online community to connect anddiscuss best practices in the financial literacy classroom• Professional development – video library, in-persontraining, webinars, newsletters.• Competitions – ongoing contests to engage and exciteyoung adults offered via our partner sitewww.consumerjungle.orgAll in One ResourcesAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  28. 28. • Educators teaching young adults (grades7-12 or early college)• Classroom educators, community andextension professionals• Free workshops at affiliate conferences• Free online support to implementfinancial education• Aligned to state and national standardsAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  29. 29. • Training workshops• Webinars• Power Point PresentationsProfessional DevelopmentAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  30. 30. THE ONLINEDIRECTORYAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  31. 31. • Savings Calculator• How to Balance Your Checkbook(video)• Practical Money Skills for Life• Financial Fitness Quiz• 360 degrees of Financial Literacy• StopFraud.govOnline Resources for FinancialEducation ExamplesAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  32. 32. Input & involvement needed from:• AAFCS Partners• AAFCS Communities• AAFCS Affiliates• FCS Professionals andNew TIS team membersare always welcome!TIS needs YOU for our current focusAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  33. 33. FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES: We allhave a connection to this topic:• AAFCS COMMUNITIES (in addition to FERM):The effect of the economy on clothing,housing, foods and nutrition, education andmore!• FCS PROFESSIONALS and EDUCATORS:How are you including this topic in yourwork?Implications for FCSAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  34. 34. Examples of InvolvementExamples of InvolvementKappaOmicron NuSeven Wonders of theSocially Responsible World.This is an opportunity for chapters to work with local partners,Cooperative Extension personnel at the university or county levelsand family resource management faculty to plan activities toenhance individual and family resource management.AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  35. 35. KON TIS Activity for DemonstratingSocial Responsibility Related to ProsperityThe Chapters worked in small groups to list 2 to 3 needs regardingthe impact of the economy on families on their campus or inthe community• Determined priorities• Identified potential partners3. Developed an action planWhatHowPartner(s)WhoWhen4. Determined how to evaluate acheivement of theplan5. Determined how to celebrate success and publicizeeffortsAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  36. 36. • Students developed a SUNO Student SavingsCookbook of healthy recipes with a cost of only $10 permeal designed to feed a family of four.• Each student also developed a savings tip thataccompanied their recipe in the cookbook.• The SUNO Savings Cookbook was distributed tostudents on campus at the commemoration of AmericaSaves Week (Feb. 24-Ma2, 2013)Note: Students also continued work on obesity preventionAAFCS Taking it to the Streets 2013Southern Universityat New Orleans
  37. 37. • Assign a TIS contact for your affiliate• Include TIS related activities at yourmeetings and conferences• Utilize the TIS resources and share yourideas with TISAffiliate RoleAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  38. 38. • Submit Yearly Reports in the spring tohelp us measure involvement andimpact.• Showcase your affiliate’s activities as awhole.• Encourage individual members to reporttheir activities as well.AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  39. 39. What can YOU do?•Access updates and resources at:www.aafcs.org/TIS•Include Taking It to the Streets in youraffiliate activities and professional work•Form partnerships with agencies in yourstate and communityAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  40. 40. What else can YOU do?•Share your information with the public•Label all information you distribute withthe FCS labels at the TIS link•Publicize your work!•Report your work/share your ideas withusAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  41. 41. BE INVOLVED• Check website information often,• Share with other FCS professionals andpartners,• Label whatever you order or disseminate,get recognition through the media,• Keep us informed and share your ideasand report on your work!Bottom Line….AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  42. 42. 2013-14Continue to collaborate with FERM &expand our topic further to include:The social & emotional impact onthe family:• Loss of home, relocation• Loss of jobs• Change in standard of living, change in leisureactivities & healthcare• Effect on family and personal relationships• Effect on one’s mental healthNext Steps…TIS 2013-14AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  43. 43. Increase our resources on the topic to:• Add to what is currently there• Provide information on the social and emotionalimpact on the family• Provide more examples of research• Provide more suggested activities for teachers,affiliates, extension, and more!We need your help please contact us if youhave ideas to shareResourcesAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  44. 44. Contact Team Leaders:Marilyn R. Swierk, CFCSAAFCS President 2009-10msinnovate@aol.comMary Behrendtbkehece@sd6.12.mt.usGrow with us today!AAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  45. 45. FERM Contacts:Faye Griffiths-Smith:faye.griffiths-smith@uconn.eduBarbara O’ Neill:oneill@aesop.rutgers.eduPUBLIC POLICY Contact:Ida Marie Snorteland:snorteland@blackhills.comAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013
  46. 46. Taking It to the StreetsSessions In Houston 2013:Thursday: Communities Showcase &Networking 10:30 am-11:45 pmFriday: Resourcefulne$$: Embracing the NewFrugality in Tough Times 11am to 12pmESAE Curriculum Showcase-2:30-4:30 pmSaturday: Taking It to the Streets Updates11am to 12pmCheck your program for many other related sessionsAAFCS Taking It to the Streets 2013

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