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Race and Social Equity

Race and Social Equity

Innovations in promoting social and racial equity within the community; ensuring equal access, equitable opportunities, treatment, impacts and outcomes for all.

2016 Top Innovator
Saint Paul Public Library Racial Equity Initiative
Saint Paul Public Library, MN

2016 Honorable Mention 
TeleStory: Library-to-Jail Video Storytime
Brooklyn Public Library, NY

Structural Forms of Racism in the US and Kansas
Johnson County Library, KS

Dare to Dream Workshop Series
San Diego County Library, CA

Police and Librarians, Working on Civil Society 
Nashville Public Library, TN

Tablet Lending Program
Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library, FL

Project LEAP (Library Enhanced Access Program) 
Jacksonville Public Library, FL

Multicultural Outreach for a Stronger Community
Palm Beach County Library System, FL

Soft Targets
Free Library of Philadelphia, PA

Write to Read 
Alameda County Library, CA

Mysterious Travelers’ Concert Series
Free Library of Philadelphia, PA

Making Justice
Madison Public Library, WI

Listos para el kínder (Ready for Kindergarten)
Multnomah County Library, OR

BC Reads: Rise Up!
Baltimore County Public Library, MD

Bridging Kansas City's Digital Divide
Kansas City Public Library, MO

Kent District Library: Library of Things
Kent District Library, MI

Breaking Barriers to Employment
District of Columbia Public Library, DC

Rising Up: A Community Conversation About Violence
Lexington Public Library, KY

Teen Talk: Social Justice Conversations for Teens
King County Library System, WA

Redmond Library Community Discovery Day
King County Library System, WA

You’ve Got to Have Faith in the Library
Kansas City Public Library, MO

The Holocaust: Learn & Remember
San Antonio Public Library, TX

The Low Vision Reading Room at Central Library
San Antonio Public Library, TX

OUT Series - SAPL Celebrates PRIDE
San Antonio Public Library, TX

Library Insiders Program
Loudoun County Public Library, VA

LGBTQIA Services at Los Angeles Public Library 
Los Angeles Public Library, CA

We Stories
St. Louis County Library, MO

See You on the Outside
Queens Library, NY

Restorative Practices in the Library
Skokie Public Library, IL

Partnering to Increase Access
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, NC