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January 17, 2017
With the Easton Matters project, the Nurture Nature center sent a strong message of caring to Easton residents and built their credibility as a community resource.Read more
January 16, 2017
As part of a city-wide racial equity initiative, the Saint Paul Public Library implemented changes in workforce, policies, and public programs to better mirror and serve the diverse city.Read more
January 13, 2017
Amazement Square collaborates with early learning centers using a model that provides intensive mentoring with center staff. The museum is partnering to expand the program to meet local demand.Read more
January 12, 2017
We know a deeper understanding of working with communities to bring about positive change is needed. The hard part is getting it done. Many libraries, archives, and museums are stretching to understand how others see community challenges and opportunities and learning how to begin the process of change.Read more
January 11, 2017
The Free Library of Philadelphia, in partnership with community organizations and city agencies, created the Job Readiness Lab at Paschalville Library to assist the community with workforce development and adult education.Read more
January 10, 2017
This is the first in a series of blogs highlighting the Community Catalyst initiative aimed at sparking a conversation around ways libraries and museums can develop a deeper understanding of the best ways to work with communities to bring about positive change.Read more
January 6, 2017
To help you put your best foot forward in preparing a two-page proposal for the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) and the National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG) Program, here are a few tips.Read more
December 13, 2016
Early childhood programs and services are critical to the development of young children, and community organizations, like museums and libraries, are key players.Read more
December 9, 2016
By Mary Kathryn Poole Let’s Move Pittsburgh Program Director, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens This past October, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens , located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was invited to participate in the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Final Garden Harvest at the White...Read more
December 1, 2016
The National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award (NAHYP), formerly known as “Coming Up Taller,” is the nation's highest honor for out-of-school arts and humanities programs that celebrate the creativity of America's young people, particularly those from underserved communities.Read more