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.
Discover how Oak Park Public Library took a year-long deep dive into examining race and social equity in their organization and community.
Discover how Anythink Libraries engages with patrons who are often overlooked in our society.
Discover how Birmingham Public Library put together an event to resonate the voices of local storytellers and authors to share books by people of color.
Learn how municipalities can rethink library fees to advance race and social equity during the current COVID-19 public health crisis.
Discover how Fairfax County Public Library made positive and aggressive changes to library policies, procedures and program using an equity lens.
Learn how Calgary Public Library has made strides to ensure its programs and services reflect the needs of the city’s Indigenous communities.
Discover how The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has taken on an intentional, community needs-based approach to supporting incarcerated re-entering citizens and their families.