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Find the Perfect Read, Featuring Webinar on Language Access Civil Rights and Health

Television shows, films, video games, social media these are all forms digital entertainment, but there are still traditional forms like novels. An array of genres for everyone. 

What Makes a Good Book?

Finding a good book can be a challenge, especially given the vast, centuries-old collection of stories and personal works available worldwide. Thomas Frank, a YouTuber, has a video titled "How to Find Books That are Actually Worth Your Time." Watch the video here for tips on how to choose the right book to read: 

Judging a Book by It's Cover

For both new readers and veteran bookworms alike, finding a new story you like can be challenging. Thankfully, NPR recently posted an online article titled "Why It's OK to Judge a Book by Its Cover," where you can learn how to discover new themes and collections of books.

Read the article here

17 Ways to Find Good Books

Cushing Malloy’s '17 Ways to Find Good Books to Read' is a collection of websites and resources that can guide readers toward new authors and series perfect for their interests. This resource hub is a great way to quickly find the next book or novel you wish to begin reading."

Discover the collection here:

What kind of books do you enjoy reading? Do you believe people should read more often? Let us know in the comments. 


What New Health Care Rights Policies Mean for People with limited English Proficiency

The National Immigration Law Center (NILC) and the Protecting Immigrant Families (PIF) coalition invite you to a webinar to provide an overview of language access civil rights in health care, focused on the newly-finalized 1557 rules. Speakers include:

  • Melanie Fontes Rainer, Director, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Gabrielle Lessard, Senior Health Policy Attorney, National Immigration Law Center
  • Simon Marshall-Shah, Senior Policy Analyst, Michigan League for Public Policy
  • Adriana Cadena, Director, Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign 

WHEN: Date & Time: Jun 11, 2024 at 3:00 PM

To register for the webinar, click here:

SPAN Youth Chats: Now Monthly!

Join us on the SPAN Youth Chat (For Ages 14-26) monthly on June 26th, from 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.The SPAN Youth Chat for Ages 14-26


Link to SPAN's website:
Link to SPAN's Youth in the Know Resource Page: 
Youth in the Know
We're here for you! Call SPAN if you need assistance: 1-800-654-7726.


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