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Entries Tagged as 'Outreach'

Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Today is the seventh annual National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD). This is a national day set aside to encourage everyone age 18 and older to have family discussions about personal values and beliefs, to choose a spokesperson, and to complete a health care proxy. NHDD exists to inspire, educate & empower the public & providers [...]

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Community Education Project Launched by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), in coordination with its national and local partners, is developing a strategy to help public libraries become the go-to source for unbiased financial education and resources in their communities.  Why libraries?  Consumers may not know where to turn for unbiased help when facing a financial decision or problem and the [...]

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A Conversation with Teens, Parents, Teachers and Caregivers – Rape or Regret?

April 9th, 2014 · No Comments

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 6 PM, there will be a free showing of the video “Rape or Regret? A Jury’s Dilemma” at the Saratoga Film Forum, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. This viewing, facilitated by staff from Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services, is part of the 2014 “Humanitarian Games” program developed by Youth2, [...]

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New High School Equivalency Test Information Available Online

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments

New York State has a new High School Equivalency Exam called TASC — Test Assessing Secondary Completion. The GED (R) is no longer administered in New York State.
Test information and a brochure in both English and Spanish are available online.  The brochure explains the test and the five subject areas it covers, and where to get [...]

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