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Jul

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Food Literacy at the Worcester Public Library Through Nutrition Education & Healthy Cooking Classes

Posted by on July 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The following blog post was written by Dot Sachs, Public Services Librarian at the Worcester, Massachusetts Public Library. The Worcester Public Library is one of the NER’s Year 5 funded grant awardees.  The Worcester Public Library was awarded an Outreach grant in April 2020 from the NNLM/NER to provide patrons with tools to learn how… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project

Jun

23

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African-American/Black Experiences and Anti-Racism in Graphic Medicine

Posted by on June 23rd, 2020 0 comments

In light of recent events including police brutality and ensuing protests, the staff at NNLM NER stand with the Black and African American community. My colleagues in other NNLM regions curated lists highlighting Black/African-American Health and Anti-Racist resources: Pacific Southwest Region with links to African American mental health, anti-racist reading materials, cultural competency, NLM African… Read More »

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Jun

04

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Going Back to School During COVID 19 – How France is Doing It

Posted by on June 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

                Before joining the NNLM NER, I was a public high school teacher at Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, Massachusetts. Ten years ago, I said yes to the French teacher in our school looking for a volunteer to host 2 French teachers (who teach English) for 2… Read More »

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May

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Civics 101: Census

Posted by on May 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

2020 is a Census year! For a lot of people, the Census is something they do every ten years and then they don’t think about it again until it’s time to fill out the survey again.  But for people who work in public policy, who are interested in politics or who work for local, state… Read More »

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Mar

30

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#NDAFW

Posted by on March 30th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

            The first one was ten years ago. Scientists were trying to engage American students in community events so that they would learn what science has taught us about drug use and addiction. The National Institute on Drug Abuse or better known as NIDA was the sole organization involved with… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Communities of Interest, Patient Engagement, Public Health

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