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Each year, LJ shines a spotlight on a cohort of about fifty top changemakers who are transforming what it means to be a librarian.
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MOVERS & SHAKERS 2017: Community Builders

Innovators | Educators | Digital Developers | Community Builders | Change Agents | Advocates
Joan Divor
Deb Koep
Kelly McElroy
Kim McNeil-Capers
Ann Plazek
Colette Poitras
Robyn Saunders
Mara Thacker
Jesse Vieau
Colette Poitras

Colette Poitras

Public Services Manager
Northern Lights Regional Library System, Elk Point, Alta.

As a member of the Métis Nation of Alberta, Colette Poitras understands the impact library access can have for Canada’s indigenous populations—and how the smallest of obstacles can undo those benefits. For nearly 20 years, Canada’s movement for Truth and Reconciliation has been working to address the abuses of the Indian Residential School system—which...

MOVERS ON THE MAP

Find out how many—and which—Movers are from your home state, province, or country.

PREVIOUS MOVERS

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MOVERS BY CATEGORY

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MOVERS IN THE NEWS

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