A highlight from How libraries can improve climate literacy


The help dole community and advanced literacy. Information literacy is something of a crisis in our country and there's maybe no where where we see this more clearly than around climate literacy. That's nick dempsey of the racine public library in wisconsin. It's one of twenty five libraries with funding from the american library association to offer programming about climate change. Dempsey says racine has a diverse community but that diversity is not well reflected in local climate action. So we wanted to put some of that to particularly highlight that interrogate that and maybe see if we can shift that in the long run. The library co hosted a screening and discussion of the film fire and flood. It focuses on the resilience of queer communities and queer people of color during climate disasters. The library also hosted events with the mayor's office to engage people in climate action planning one withheld in spanish to prioritize. Latino input the other highlighted the voices of the black community. We need everyone at the table. Not just in this community but in every community around the globe Climate connections is produced by

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