Community Engagement Award: Fit & Lit: Health Literacy for 87 and Librarians

Fit & Lit: Health Literacy for 87 and Librarians, will teach 87 living in poverty and experiencing homelessness at Dishman Hills High School healthier lifestyle choices and stronger health literacy skills. Upon completion, students will demonstrate new proficiencies to improve their personal well-being and complete high quality biomedical and healthy living related research. Newly trained library staff will increase their abilities to provide a higher-quality service to library customers in need of health-related resources. Last, library staff will share the project's outcomes and increase awareness of the Research Program with the 125 and the Washington state library community.

Project Details

Organization Name

Spokane County Library District

Organization Type
All of Us
Public library
Project Lead

Aileen Luppert

Start Date
June 21, 2019
End Date
September 30, 2020
Funding Amount
Educator, K-12
General Public
Library or Information Professional
Public Health Professional
Adults (19-64 yrs.)
Teens (13-18 yrs.)
Medically Underserved Areas/Populations
Behavioral/Social Determinants of Health