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Jul

09

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The NNLM Reading Club Recognizes the Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted by on July 9th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

    On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services. The act paved the way for increased intersection in society for people with disabilities, whether seen or unseen, and fostered… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, All of Us, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

Jun

17

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Seattle in January, ALA Midwinter

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Today’s guest post is from Karen Schaefer, Director of Langlois Public Library in Oregon.  Langlois Public Library became a network member a little over a year ago when Karen learned about NNLM and began attending our classes. She applied for our PNR Professional Development award to attend ALA Midwinter.  In this post, Karen shares her… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from Network Members, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Jun

12

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Libraries Connecting You to Coverage

Posted by on June 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The next PNR Rendezvous webinar session will be focusing on the Public Library Association (PLA) health insurance education initiative. Libraries Connecting You to Coverage, is part of a national partnership made possible by funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Community Catalyst.  This webinar will help public library staff better understand the importance of… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from Network Members, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Jun

10

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Announcing a New Round of NNLM PNR All of Us Health Literacy Outreach Awards!

Posted by on June 10th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Make a difference in your community by applying for one of our NNLM PNR All of Us Health Literacy Outreach Awards! We’re pleased to offer 5 Health Literacy Outreach Awards, each up to $19,000. The goals of the Awards are to foster awareness of the NIH All of Us Research Program and promote health literacy… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Funding, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

May

30

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Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on May 30th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of LGBTQ Pride Month, celebrated each June. To learn more about each of these titles, download book discussion guides, promotional materials and corresponding LGBTQ health information or to apply for a free NNLM Reading Club Book kit,… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, K-12, News From NNLM PNR

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