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Libraries Foster Community Engagement MIG Meeting, ALA 2017 MW--Atlanta, Sunday, JAN 22, 10:30 am GWCC A408

Libraries Foster Community Engagement

Membership Initiative Group  

2017 ALA Midwinter Conference – Atlanta, GA

Sunday, January 22, 10:30 - 11:30 am, GWCC A408


  1. What Kind of Training Do We Need to Engage Communities Successfully? A dialogue
  2. ALA LTC Models for Change Grant
  3. Community/Civic Engagement Activities Around the Country

(Send Other Suggestions to Nancy Kranich nancy.kranich@rutgers.edu)

Join Us. Bring Your Colleagues

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Follow the ALA Center for Civic Life

Blog: http://discuss.ala.org/civicengagement/

ALA Connect: http://connect.ala.org/node/64933

Subscribe to ALA's Civic Engagement deliberate listserv: deliberate@lists.ala.org

Learn to convene and moderate deliberative forums at: http://www.programminglibrarian.org/find?keys=%22center+for+civic+life%22