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Children Accused of Witchcraft

For some reason this has been the hardest entry I’ve written so far in the history of my blog, but the subject matter is something that I really feel needs to be addressed so that’s why I haven’t let myself abandon it. 1,115 more words

Community

A letter from the NLLA to Minister Kirby

The Newfoundland and Labrador Library Association (NLLA) has sent a letter to Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, Dale Kirby, requesting a meeting with the Minister.   26 more words

Advocacy

Advocacy Days at State Capitals Resonate, Create Awareness

Earlier this month, in conjunction with Food Allergy Awareness Week and Food Allergy Action Month, FARE organized awareness days at statehouses in New York, California, Ohio and Illinois, traveling with nearly 100 members of the food allergy community to raise awareness of food allergies and to advocate for state legislation designed to improve the lives of individuals living with them. 301 more words

Food Allergy

NewSchools Summit: an add.a.lingua recap in six questions

add.a.lingua co-founders, Lilah Ambrosi and Stacey Vanden Bosch joined NewSchools Venture Fund this month in San Francisco for their annual Summit, so we’re going to try to recap their learning and experience in six questions…because we like a challenge. 1,189 more words

Dual Language Immersion

Ways to Make America Great (Besides Voting)

These day, election coverage is unescapable. While I am thrilled that some of our front-runners are making “YUGE” gains in raising awareness about the struggles faced by oft-neglected demographic groups and issues, many of the articles and memes don’t capture the full story.  572 more words

Advice & Tips

Advocacy Alert! Protect LSTA and IAL Funding

Although the President’s FY 2017 budget proposal includes level funding for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), libraries are still being cut. Funding for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) is cut by over half a million dollars. 171 more words

Federal