WBEZ | Deborah Lazar http://www.wbez.org/tags/deborah-lazar Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Activism: Local librarian helps rebuild libraries in Haiti http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-14/global-activism-local-librarian-helps-rebuild-libraries-haiti-85187 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-14/tentlibraryCROP.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Each Thursday on <a href="http://www.wbez.org/globalactivism" target="_blank"><em>Global Activism</em></a> we hear about an individual who’s decided to work to make the world a better place.</p><p>Deborah Lazar is a librarian at New Trier High School.&nbsp; She's been involved with New Trier’s <a href="http://www.newtrier.k12.il.us/haitiproject.aspx" target="_blank">Haiti Project</a>, which has been supporting the St. Joseph School in Petit Goave, Haiti. The school was completely destroyed along with many other buildings during the earthquake that hit the country in January 2010. Deborah has also started another project, <a href="http://www.rebuildhaitilibraries.org/haitilibraries/Welcome.html" target="_blank">Rebuilding Haiti, Rebuilding Dreams</a>, to help reconstruct the libraries that were damaged in the quake, including the library in Petit Goave.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Video of the earthquake damage to the National Library of Haiti:</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/1oSmqqJUfcc" title="YouTube video player" width="480" frameborder="0" height="390"></iframe></p></p> Thu, 14 Apr 2011 16:14:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-14/global-activism-local-librarian-helps-rebuild-libraries-haiti-85187