15Oct

CSII Webinar #2 'Reading Between the Lines: How Libraries and Literacy Contribute to Health'

@ Online Oct. 15th 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM FREE for Northern BC Residents

BC Healthy Communities (BCHC) and Northern Health (NH) are hosting the second year of ‘Citizens Series’ webinars. These two hour sessions invite dialogue from northern communities on specific topics that are critical to improving the health outcomes of northern people, recognizing that community and civic involvement is a cornerstone to healthy people and populations.'

Through this Webinar:

  • EXPLORE the role of libraries and literacy can play in fostering health and well-being
  • DISCOVER innovative practices in addressing literacy inequities in health
  • LEARN from some of the leading thinkers and practitioners about their ideas on healthy literacy, including case studies from: 
    1. Health Literacy & Public Libraries Network
    2. Richmond Public Library
    3. Storytellers Foundation- Community Literacy & Learning

Special Presenters:

  1. Marina Niks, Health Literacy & Public Libraries Network 
  2. Dace Starr, Richmond Public Library Special Projects
  3. Melanie Sondergaard, Storytellers Foundation – Community Literacy & Learning

Resources:

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