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Aug

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Get Involved: Climate Prep Week September 24-30

Posted by on August 16th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

September is National Preparedness Month! And this year R7 is excited to be a (small) part of Climate Prep Week by sharing the below announcement from partners at CREW and the Blue Marble Librarians. CPW will be held the final week of September, September 24th-30th. This year, the official theme for Climate Prep Week is… Read More »

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Aug

02

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Funded Project: Resource Database for Community Health Workers

Posted by on August 2nd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

This blog post is an excerpt from┬áCommunity Health Workers: The State of the Evidence, 2021, written by Elijah Olivas and Hannah Marcus, and edited by Jaime Holbrook. Community health workers play a critical role in maintaining and improving individual and collective health outcomes. Yet their contributions and potential remain under-recognized and CHW programs underfunded. By… Read More »

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Aug

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What is Ableism and how is it a part of the everyday language we use at the library?

Posted by on August 1st, 2022 0 comments

This guest post is contributed by Mary Murtland as part of her MLS internship with NNLM R7. Mary has an extensive resume including working as a library director in a rural library for over a decade! We are fortunate to have her spend her University of Rhode Island internship experience with us. Do you have… Read More »

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