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Upcoming Classes
February 1, 2023 - April 30, 2023 NNLM Book Discussion, Feb 1- April 30, 2023, Bad Advice

Join us for our fourth NNLM Book Discussion. February 1 - April 30, 2023 we will read "Bad Advice: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information" by Paul A. Offit, M.D.

February 8, 2023 Celebrating Moon Times: Flipping the Script on Period Poverty and Standard Puberty Education

Indigenous students in the United States regularly missed school while on their “moon times” because they did not have period supplies. Informed by her work with schools and community-based organizations across North America, Eva Marie Carney will discuss the reach and impact of “period poverty” -- or inadequate access to menstrual hygiene products.

February 8, 2023 Sources of Airborne PCBs in Schools

This talk will summarize the latest research on PCBs, especially PCBs in air of schools where they remain present in caulking, adhesives, and electrical equipment.
Guest speaker: Keri Hornbuckle

February 9, 2023 NNLM Grants and Proposal Writing

A one-hour webinar designed for beginning grant proposal writers interested in NNLM funding, this class presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal.

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