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(CANCELLED) EMIERT launches quarterly webinar series: 2/28 session to focus on library services for refugees

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEBINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED! WE WILL ANNOUNCE A NEW DATE VERY SOON. 

The ALA Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) will be launching its new quarterly webinar series this Thursday, Feb. 28 from 1-2pm CT with an hour-long session focusing on library service to refugee populations. This special group of immigrants encounters many 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: $20 for ALA Members, $25 for non-members, and $120 for groups.

Click here to register.