Webinar canceled. Stay tuned for new date - Serving Refugee Populations in the Library: Who are the Karen, the Bantu, the Meskhetian Turks?
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, US/Central
Serving Refugee Populations in the Library: Who are the Karen, the Bantu, the Meskhetian Turks?
A Webinar from the ALA Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT)
Thursday, February 28, 2013
1pm Central/2pm Eastern
Refugees arrive in the United States from all many different countries, bringing diverse backgrounds and experiences, possessing a variety of strengths, and encountering a myriad of challenges as they adjust to their new life in the United States. Join Homa Naficy, Hartford Public Library, Director of Multicultural Services, and Sanja Bebic, Center for Applied Linguistics, Director, Cultural Orientation Resource Center as they lead a discussion on how libraries can help ease the transition of refugees and become a home away from home for new arrivals in your community. Registration is $20 for ALA members, $25 for non-members, and $120 for groups.
For more information, and to register, please visit http://www.ala.org/onlinelearning/unit/olos.
This webinar is presented by the ALA Ethnic and Mulitcultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT).
Questions? Please contact OLOS staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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