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Getting to know Yanjie (Jenny) Zheng, our first Volunteer of the Week.

On July 15th, LWB launched a new Ideas Box project in the South Bronx, the least affluent congressional district in the US. The project was developed with local partners to serve a community where 38% of constituents live at or below the federal poverty line.

From July 15th – September 5th, LWB and its local partners will run an Ideas Box summer program at Hayden Lord Park in The Bronx, NY.

On June 25-30, Libraries Without Borders exhibited the Ideas Box at the 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

On July 2-3, Barbara Schack, Head of Development for Bibliothèques sans Frontières, will present the Ideas Box at the 2015 CILIP Conference in Liverpool, UK.

In this unprecedented humanitarian crisis, Libraries Without Borders believes that access to information and knowledge-based resources is as critical of a need as food, clothing, and shelter are to displaced communities.

The Ideas Box Comes West: Raising Awareness of the Importance of Knowledge-Based Assistance in Humanitarian Crises at the Bay Area Book Festival.

From June 1-5, BSF Campus is in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) for the first Young Leaders training session.

On June 6th, the Ideas Box will be on display at the Château de Chambord.

One year after the deployment of the first Ideas Box in Burundi, where there has already been a notable impact touching education, childhood protection, and community reinforcement, LWB has implemented an Ideas Box in Lebanon for those affected by the Syrian crisis.