Discover how Howard County Library System's new Brave Voices, Brave Choices initiative is helping the library act on its commitment to move past statements and begin the work of creating a more just and equitable reality.
Discover how libraries can actively engage community members and intentionally elevate the critical conversations necessary for real change.
Discover how PCPL’s LGBTQ+ Services Committee ensures representation and equitable access through collection development and book displays, curated book lists, events and partnerships.
Discover how Kitchener Public Library developed an initiative that provides 2SLGBTQIA+ specific programming, collections and resources throughout the whole year.
Discover how Columbus Metropolitan Library committed to a strong and sustained effort to combat racial inequity in their organization and community, focusing on the Black experience specifically and making race conversations a priority.
Learn how the library’s Black Events and Exhibits Committee creates experiences, services and resources that are reflective of the Black experience in their city and county.
Discover how Sonoma County Library created a new STEM learning opportunity for teens that addresses race and social equity issues embedded within science and our society.
Jinnie Spiegler from the Anti-Defamation League outlines how libraries and schools have worked to ensure book access for children during the pandemic and provides tips for using books to open conversations that help children and young people acknowledge, understand and navigate these challenging times.
Kelvin Watson, Broward County Library Director and Amandeep S. Kochar, Baker & Taylor Executive Vice President and General Manager, provide key insights into how public libraries and community partners can advance DEI in their communities.
Find out how Pioneer Library System used STEM education to engage youth and foster conversations about diversity, representation and empathy.