WCLS Free Workshop: March 23 or 24, 2020

March 11, 2020 UPDATE: Following the guidance of county health officials, the workshops with Ryan Dowd have been postponed. We will send more information via email to registered participants. Thank you.

March 23 and 24 sessions are at capacity.
If you would like to be informed about future workshops, please fill out the form below.

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POSTPONED: Learn To Interact Compassionately with Homeless Individuals

Gain practical skills to address problematic behavior from people experiencing homelessness, mental illness, addiction, or trauma.

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Two workshops offered in March 2020

MONDAY, MARCH 23, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Mount Baker Rotary Building
Northwest Washington Fairgrounds
1775 Front Street, Lynden WA

TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Pioneer Pavilion Community Center
2007 Cherry Street
Ferndale WA

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Trainer, Ryan Dowd runs the second-largest homeless shelter in Illinois and leads workshops around the world.

Perfect for:

  • law enforcement
  • social service providers
  • elected officials
  • first responders
  • health professionals
  • educators

“It’s a break-through training. If you can only attend one workshop this year, make it this one.”

– Christine Perkins,
Whatcom County Library System
Executive Director

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The Librarian's Guide to Homelessness by Ryan Dowd
Ryan Dowd is author of the bestselling book, The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness.

Brought to you free of charge by the Whatcom County Library Foundation with support from the Whatcom Community Foundation and Bellingham Public Library

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Accommodations graciously provided by The Inn at Lynden

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