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Linden Hall Library: Short Fiction Project

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Environmentalism

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  • Climate Change
  • Pollution
  • Environmental Degradation
  • Resource Depletion
  • Sustainability
  • Biodiversity
  • Air Quality Index
  • Conservation
  • EPA

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Homelessness

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  • Poverty
  • Affordable Housing
  • At-Risk of Homelessness
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Eviction Prevention
  • NIMBY (Not In My Backyard)
  • System Failures
  • Unsheltered/Unhomed
  • Transitional Housing

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LGBTQ+

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  • LGBTQ+
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Marriage Equality
  • Transitioning
  • Ally
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  • Pride

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Feminism

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  • Feminism
  • Womanism
  • Gender Equality
  • Intersectionality
  • Gender Roles
  • Sexism
  • Patriarchy
  • Glass Ceiling
  • Wage Gap

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Immigration

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  • Refugee
  • Visa
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  • Emigrate
  • Asylum Seeker
  • Border Governance
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Disability Rights

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  • Accessibility
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  • Ableism
  • Disability Inclusion
  • Identity-First Language

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Gun Violence

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  •  Assault Weapons Ban
  • Second Amendment
  • National Rifle Association (NRA)
  • March for Our Lives
  • National Instant Criminal Background Check System
  • Open Carry
  • Mass Shooting

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Racial Justice 

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  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Cultural Appropriation
  • Decolonize
  • Implicit Bias
  • Prejudice
  • Social Justice
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