Sarah Fischer

Community Engagement and Outreach Strategist, Region 2

Sarah has been connecting communities with social, economic and health resources for over 20 years. She started as a Peace Corps small business advisor in rural Morocco. Upon returning to the USA, Sarah continued her community-based work in Denver as Resident Services Coordinator for Hope Communities. Most recently her work brought her to the greater Charleston area where she acted as Executive Director of a non-profit organization providing resources to senior citizens allowing them autonomy to remain at home.

Sarah received her BA from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and holds a MA in International and Intercultural Communication from the University of Denver. In her free time, she can be found exploring new neighborhoods, sampling regional and world culinary specialties, practicing hot yoga and traveling. Sarah is excited to be part of the RML team as the Community Engagement and Outreach Coordinator for Region 2.

Classes I Teach

Event Title Summary
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library This 4-week, 4 credit-hour self-paced online class covers the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public.
Inclusive Disaster Planning: Considering the Needs of People with Disabilities Disasters befall every community at one time or another.

Please join our 3 panelists while they discuss the importance of and offer guidance on disaster planning and management with the needs in mind of people with disabilities.
Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information This 4-hour CE class offered in Moodle is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population. Background information on refugees and immigrants in the U.S. and their unique health issues will be presented.
Region 2 New Member Orientation (Town Hall) Are you new to Region 2? Come to our fall orientation to learn all about NNLM, Region 2 and more.
Region 2 Town Hall -April 2022 Join us to learn more about our updated program timeline, about subawards, all about educational programming/MLA CE credits and more!
Region 2: NNLM Day at MLA 2022 Meet the NNLM Region 2 during NNLM Day at MLA 2022! At this session, we will highlight our activities in the first year as the new Region 2 program. Additionally, we will share upcoming activities and programs NNLM members can look forward to in the coming year. Come share your ideas of relevant programming that interests you, and the other members of the region.

The online event is free and available to all.

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