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LRNG Grant Fuels Connected Learning Opportunities for Incarcerated Youth in Nashville

Publication: Unsung Nashville
Date: September 28, 2016

Summary: Raemona Little Taylor and the Nashville Public Library are using their LRNG Innovators Challenge Grant to give incarcerated youth a chance to explore music and video production.

 

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We're connecting in- and out-of-school learning. They are in school from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., and we go once during school time, and then once after school. We leave their school issues to the educators there.

"Our part is bringing the joy and love of reading, and that supports what the teachers are doing in the classroom. As a library, it's just a natural fit for us."

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