NELA/RILA Joint 2018 Conference

21st to 23rd October, 2018


21st to 23rd October, 2018 07:00 am - 09:00 pm

Website: NELA/RILA Joint 2018 Conference


Crowne Plaza Warwick, RI
801 Greenwich Ave
Warwick, RI 02886
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October 22, 2018, 4:30 pm

Fraud Affects Every Community: Do You Know How to Help?


Libraries provide more advice and services to a broader array of people. Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people each year. Do you serve new arrivals or people with challenges reading English? What about teens or older people? Military families? Everyone is a consumer -- and scammers target people from diverse communities. The FTC has free tools for various audiences; they can help you help all of your patrons. FTC materials include eye-catching fotonovelas about scams targeting Spanish speakers; lesson plans to help young people and new arrivals learn basics of money management; and, giving victims a personal recovery plan.

Hall: Barrington Track: Adult Services Type: