Our Mission

Nebraska Extension’s Reaching One, Reaching All provides research and professional development resources around complex issues related to diversity and cultural/global competence, including:

  • Bias, Stereotypes and Microaggressions
  • Refugees and Immigrants
  • Children and Cultural Competence
  • Gender Stereotypes

Our Goals

  • Offer tools, programs, and research expertise to help inform cultural and global competence;
  • Empower individuals and institutions with effective strategies to promote diversity and inclusion;
  • Work with community partners to support and empower diverse populations; and
  • Foster institutional, community level, and systemic change to support inclusive and equitable environments.
Reaching One, Reaching All

Meet the Team

The Reaching One, Reaching All team includes Nebraska faculty, staff, students and other contributors with expertise in diversity issues and a passion for addressing disparities.

  • Jackie Guzman, Extension Educator - The Learning Child, Panhandle Research and Extension Center
  • Maria de Guzman, Adolescent Development Extension Specialist and Associate Professor
  • Evan Choi, Children and Poverty Extension Specialist and Associate Professsor
  • Holly Hatton-Bowers, Early Childhood Education Extension Specialist and Assistant Professor
  • Georgia Jones, Food Specialist and Associate Professor
  • John Porter, Extension Educator
  • Surin Kim, Entrepreneurship Extension Specialist and Assistant Professor
  • Sandra Barrera, Community Vitality Extension Educator
  • Jayne Hutton, Extension Educator and Unit Leader for Nebraska Extension in Douglas and Sarpy Counties
  • Tiffany Sessions, Extension Educator, Douglas and Sarpy Counties
  • Leonardo Gonzalez, 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator
  • Cardinal Farrington, Facilities Manager, Panhandle Research and Extension Center
  • Harrison Boateng, Technical Consultant, Panhandle Research and Extension Center
  • Affiliated non-Extension faculty: Rodrigo Cantarero, Soo-Young Hong
Reaching One, Reaching All

Contact Us

If you are interested in learning more about a specific topic or would like to bring one of our programs to your community, please contact Maria de Guzman at mguzman2@unl.edu.