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Reference Services in a Post-Roe World

  • June 16, 2022
  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Zoom

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Please join LILRC to learn about local and national reproductive health resources for patrons. The program will review the need for these resources and will include an interactive discussion on the foreseeable impact of the recently leaked Supreme Court decision on Roe. There will also be conversation on what our roles, as librarians, can be in providing confidential support and resources.

You will learn:

  • The history of the fight for reproductive and abortion rights
  • What the reversal of Roe v. Wade could mean for reproductive health decisions and privacy
  • The potential increased impact on low income, minority, and non-English speaking communities that already experience barriers to healthcare
  • The impact on the transgender community
  • How to be supportive and compassionate while working with patrons

Presented by: Heather Simonson, Sea Change Holistic Wellness Center

*This program will not be recorded. 

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Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Eliscia Cirrone, ecirrone@lilrc.org.

Professional Development Hours: 1.5 (.15 CEUs)

FOR OUR PARTICIPANTS - You will need both a LILRC and a Zoom account. You will need to sign into your zoom account prior to accessing the meeting.  LILRC account is for registration & your Zoom account is for access.  

If you do not already have a LILRC account you will be prompted to create one (if you have forgotten your password, and need help resetting it you can email Eliscia at ecirrone@lilrc.org). Please log into your LILRC account prior to registering to ensure your information is populated correctly.  


Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570
info@lilrc.org

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