Delivering effective Extension programs to limited income audiences is a challenging task because of the many barriers associated with their living conditions. This study explored how EFNEP program assistants reach this audience effectively. A focus group interview was conducted with a selected group of experienced program assistants to identify challenges, alternatives, and effective educational strategies they use to reach limited income audiences. Findings of the study revealed that there are unique challenges, alternatives, and educational strategies in reaching limited audiences effectively. The recommendations in this article should be helpful in designing and delivering Effective extension programs for limited income audiences.
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Benavente, L. M., Jayaratne, K., & Jones, L. (2009). Challenges, Alternatives, and Educational Strategies in Reaching Limited Income Audiences. The Journal of Extension, 47(6), Article 16. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol47/iss6/16