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Celebrate Pride with two NNLM webinars

Posted by on May 31st, 2018 Posted in: Education, Outreach

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. The National Network of the Libraries of Medicine is offering two webinars to help you develop inclusive programming and find resources.

Pride at the Library: LGBTQ Programming For All Ages

Hosted by the Middle Atlantic Region – Deena Caswell will discuss how to develop engaging LGBTQ programming for all ages, gain the support of your administration, locate community partners, promote your programs, deal with media attention, and manage complaints.

June 5, 2018
2:00PM – 3:00PM ET

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LGBTQ Communities: Your Best Resource to Reduce Health Disparities

Hosted by the Southeastern Atlantic Region – With special attention to health justice among communities of color and LGBTQ populations, Juan Carlos Vega will explore how the lack of information, data, and resources directly affects the health, social and economic parity for these communities. You will learn about the importance of understanding local LGBTQ community resources and other non-traditional sources can be the best tool to reduce health disparities.

June 7, 2018
2:00PM – 3:00PM ET

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For additional information cultural competency, health information needs, and information resources for working with LGBT patrons, check out the slides, activities and resources from the NNLM class Improving the Health, Safety, and Well-being of LGBT Populations. Recordings of the March 2018 session are available on YouTube (Part One and Part Two).

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This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.

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