Built by Association, Part II – Making (Local) Connections, Joining Forces

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Posted on February 19, 2016

By Tina Creguer

Lizette is managing director of a non-profit organization focused on preventing prescription drug overdose – a growing health problem sweeping the nation and a particular problem in her county. They have programs in hand ready to implement, but they lack funding and volunteers to make it happen. She wonders if there are resources and groups close by with a shared interest that may be interested in joining forces on this topic. But she’s not sure how to connect with them.

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tina.creguerAbout the Author

Tina has been a library fan-girl since childhood, when she visited weekly with her family. She can be found many mornings standing outside her hometown library at opening time, waiting to nab a study room.


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