A special LEARN meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 23 at 3:15 at Indian Prairie Library in Darien. Rachel Brooks, who is an Americorps Fellow working with the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights and who is assigned to World Relief DuPage, is working to develop a collaborative relationship with libraries in DuPage County in order to implement a “citizenship corner” in each library. This approach is based on a USCIS initiative from California which has recently been implemented with the City of Chicago libraries. The “citizenship corner” would include a four-hour training for one or more people on staff at each library to be able to better help immigrants going through the citizenship process.
Rachel will explain the idea of the citizenship corner and how it has been used at other libraries. She will be available to answer questions. For those libraries interested in participating, the training sessions will be in September.
If you can attend the meeting, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.