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<div class="gmail_default" style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:small;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial"><font face="verdana, sans-serif" color="#134f5c">Dear Teacher Librarian: <span style="font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;font-family:Calibri,Helvetica,sans-serif,serif,EmojiFont;font-size:16px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);float:none;display:inline">Please take a moment to respond to this survey and share with any library support staff who work directly with students. Thank you!</span></font></div><div class="gmail_default" style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:small;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial"><font face="verdana, sans-serif" color="#134f5c"><span style="font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;font-family:Calibri,Helvetica,sans-serif,serif,EmojiFont;font-size:16px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);float:none;display:inline">~Juan Lee, State Library</span></font></div><div class="gmail_default" style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:small;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial"><font face="verdana, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,Helvetica,sans-serif,serif,EmojiFont;font-size:16px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);float:none;display:inline"><br></span></font></div><div class="gmail_default" style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:small;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial"><font face="verdana, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,Helvetica,sans-serif,serif,EmojiFont;font-size:16px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);float:none;display:inline">#############################################</span></font></div><div class="gmail_default" style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:small;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial"><font face="verdana, sans-serif"><br></font></div><div class="gmail_default" style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:small;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial"><font face="verdana, sans-serif">The American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leader (EL) group assigned to a project by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) focusing on<span> </span><b>Cultural Competency in Youth Librarianship</b><span> </span>with an emphasis on<span> </span><b>Microaggressions</b>, is asking for your help to move us forward in ALSC’s strategic plan area of Diversity & Inclusion.</font></div><div class="gmail_de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