Discover how libraries can use picture books to convey important lessons about aspects of identity and the diversity of our society, how to be inclusive, the ways in which bias and injustice permeate our lives and institutions and how to stand up for equity and justice.
Learn how public libraries are collaborating with community and legal aid organizations to improve access to civil legal justice in their communities.
Learn how an innovative Do Space fellowship program empowered local women entrepreneurs and raised attention to the gender gap in professional technical roles.
ULC reached out to PCPL team members Kelly Wilson (managing librarian, Sam Lena-South Tucson Library) and Mary Sanchez (managing librarian, Eckstrom-Columbus Library) to follow up and learn about how the Library Restorative Practices for Youth program has evolved in the year since its Top Innovator win.
ULC reached out to Hartford Public Library's Project Coordinator Beverly Redd to follow up and learn about how the Career Pathways program has evolved in the year since its Top Innovator win.
How can libraries help ensure today's youth develop greater empathy, understanding and appreciation for equity? The Anti-Defamation League's Jinnie Spiegler shares the capacity for children's literature to launch critical conversations for young learners.
The below blog post examines the impact of the digital divide and how public libraries can work to bridge the gap to create social and racial equity for those within their communities.
Learn how East Baton Rouge Parish Library built powerful new connections to the local business community through their participation in ULC's Strengthening Libraries as Entrepreneurial Hubs peer learning cohort.
Learn how DC Public Library expanded entrepreneurship opportunities for justice-involved individuals through outreach, services and partnerships.
Learn how San Francisco Public Library's Hormel Center is expanding scholarship and representation of LGBTQIA people of color.