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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

May

08

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Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor: Accessible Recreation and Physical Activity

Posted by on May 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2019-2020, NER provided funding to Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor to increase knowledge about importance of physical activity for individuals with disabilities; increase access to recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities, moving toward universal access to recreation; and build relationships between disability communities and recreation communities. This blog post is an excerpt from… Read More »

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Mar

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Boston Public Library at PLA

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

This is a guest blog post from Elissa C. Cadillic, the Training Coordinator at Boston Public Library. Elissa received a professional development award to attend the Public Library Association (PLA) Meeting in Nashville, TN February 25-29, 2020. Thanks to a professional development grant from NNLM, I was able to attend PLA 2020. While I’ve been… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Funded Project

Mar

05

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15-40 Connection 3 Steps Detect℠ in Massachusetts Vocational/Technical High Schools

Posted by on March 5th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2018-2019, NER provided funding to 15-40 Connection to support the 3 Steps Detect℠ program at Massachusetts vocational and technical high schools.  This blog post is an excerpt from the final report submitted to NER in May 2019. The goal for this project was to establish program partnerships to teach 3 Steps Detect℠ and share… Read More »

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Feb

07

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Improving Access to Health Education at Springfield Technical Community College

Posted by on February 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

In 2018-2019, NER supported Springfield Technical Community College Library’s Open Educational Resources (OER) Initiative. Chelsea Contrada, Outreach and OER Librarian, was the lead for this project. Springfield Technical Community College is located in the ethnically and racially diverse city of Springfield, Massachusetts. This blog post is an excerpt from the final report submitted to NER… Read More »

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