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Immigrant Heritage Month Story: Houng Dhar

Posted 06/14/21 by Mely Arribas-Douglas

Immigrant Heritage Month gives people across the United States an opportunity to annually explore our country's heritage and celebrate the shared diversity that forms the unique story of America. The letter below is a part of a series that brings to life stories from our immigrant, refugee, and diverse community members who call Toledo and Lucas County, home.

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What is Juneteenth?

Posted 06/14/21 by Talena R

Are you wondering, “What is Juneteenth?”. Juneteenth is a day, a week, and in some areas a month marked with celebrations, guest speakers, picnics, and family gatherings; all recognizing the 19th of June as the day of emancipation of slaves in Texas.

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YA Books Featuring Characters with Mental Illnesses

Posted 06/09/21 by Joyce S.

Struggling with anxiety or any type of mental illness is usually up there with resounding themes of Young Adult Fiction, including first love. That is because our teenage years are often very complicated, especially when mental health issues start to first arise. There are so many other factors that young adults face (besides growing up) that can push anyone over the edge.

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Immigrant Heritage Month Story: Terwase Ngur

Posted 06/07/21 by Mely Arribas-Douglas

Immigrant Heritage Month gives people across the United States an opportunity to annually explore our country's heritage and celebrate the shared diversity that forms the unique story of America. The letter below is a part of a series that brings to life stories from our immigrant, refugee, and diverse community members who call Toledo and Lucas County, home.

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