News

April 2013:

Members of AFR Pittsburgh Miriam Meislik, Mary Monaghan, Eric Schnittke, Miranda Nixon, Alan Bartlett, and Ed Galloway presented at the spring MARAC conference on their own experiences with disaster response. The session was titled "Disasters We Have Known: What We Learned and Other Helpful Tidbits."
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October 2012:

NEH has featured our Disaster Supply Cache Grant and Workshop on their website. Check out the article here. It's also the top feature on their division homepage, NEH Preservation.

Also, Tom Clareson is interviewed in the recent Lyrasis newsletter about AFR Pittsburgh's disaster supply cache and activities.

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September 2012:


National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), which awarded us our disaster supply cache grant in 2011, will be featuring the resulting workshop on their website. Stay tuned for more details and the link!

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July 2011:

Alliance for Response Pittsburgh’s new Steering Committee Chair , Miriam Meislik and Marketing/Membership Committee Chair, Miranda Nixon attended the July 2011 Alliance for Response National Leadership Institute in Denver. See Miranda's notes from the meeting here.

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June 2011:

The Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc., a Pittsburgh Alliance for Response member institution, has received an NEH grant to help build a disaster supply cache for Pittsburgh-area cultural heritage organizations. Please see the minutes from our May 10, 2011 meeting for more details.