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National Urban Extension Leaders Network

During the GALAXY IV (2013) conference in Pittsburgh, PA a small group of urban extension agents revived past efforts to establish a network of national urban extension leaders. Following these meeting, the National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL) network was formed.

NUEL meets face-to-face twice a year and is led by a steering committee (.pdf), which meets monthly.  NUEL is an open network, to inquire about joining, please contact Deno De Ciantis (

2014 State Participation

An outline map of the states of the United State of America with the text National Urban Extension Leaders Network, State Participation 2014. The following states are highlighted on the map: Washington, Oregon, Montana, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Georgia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey


Information from past NUEL meetings

Next meeting: May 4th, Atlanta, GA: prior to the start of the National Urban Extension Conference

Dec 2014 – Texas

June 2014 – Florida

December 2013 – Pittsburgh


NUEL is organized into five regional entities (based on ECOP regions), join your region’s email list to connect, engage, contribute, and stay connected.

North East

North Central




Representatives of National Organizations


For more information about NUEL, contact:
Deno De Ciantis
Penn State University