Dr. Nia Fields
Dr. Nia Imani Fields is the Maryland 4-H Program Leader and Assistant Director of Maryland Extension. Dr. Fields has a doctorate in Urban Affairs and Public Policy from Morgan State University and has a long career in youth and community engagement.
As the Maryland 4-H Program Leader, Dr. Fields provides leadership and direction for 4-H Youth Development programs, faculty and staff. Her true purpose in life is to expose as many young people as possible to new and exciting experiences—experiences that encourage youth to dream BIG!
Friday June 11th
The panel discussion will focus on present-day examples of efforts by organizations to address equity and belonging in their work with youth. Experts from the worlds of Extension, non-profit work, and applied research will present their activities and projects relevant to LGBTQ+ youth.