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The mission of the Library Research Round Table (LRRT) is to contribute toward the extension and improvement of library research; to provide public program opportunities for describing and evaluating library research projects and for disseminating their findings; to inform and educate ALA members concerning research techniques and their usefulness in obtaining information with which to reach administrative decisions and solve problems; and expand the theoretical base of the field. LRRT also, serves as a forum for discussion and action on issues related to the literature and information needs for the field of library and information science.

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Addressing unaccompanied youth housing and food insecurity through libraries

  • 1.  Addressing unaccompanied youth housing and food insecurity through libraries

    Posted Jul 01, 2022 11:58 AM

    Hello everyone, 

    I'm teaching a library school class this fall that focuses specifically on unaccompanied (i.e., youth without a parent/guardian) youth homelessness and libraries. If you've addressed unaccompanied youth housing/food insecurity through your library (public, academic, school, other), I'd love to hear from you. I'm interested in hearing about any work you've done: with local/national non-library partners, including partnerships, collaborations, sharing of information, sharing of resources, meetings, conversations, programs, etc.; on programs that are led by unhoused youth; or any other ways, big and small, that you've addressed this topic through your library.  

    Thank you! Julie Winkelstein, jwinkels@utk.edu 



    Julie Ann Winkelstein, PhD, MLIS
    Librarian, writer, teacher, activist
    Author: Libraries and Homelessness: An Action Guide (https://products.abc-clio.com/abc-cliocorporate/product.aspx?pc=A5708P)
    Co-editor, ALA Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT) newsletter
    jwinkels@utk.edu


    My pronouns are she, her, hers