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Ally Training

Sponsored by OhioLINK  

Active Allyship: An Exploration of Systemic Racism and Allyship in U.S. Libraries

This workshop will explore the history of racism in libraries in the United States by providing opportunities to understand white supremacy and privilege, systemic racism, individual acts of racial bias such as microaggressions while also providing skills needed to proactively create diverse and inclusive spaces through active allyship.

Workshop Description

This workshop will explore the history of racism in libraries in the United States by providing opportunities to understand white supremacy and privilege, systemic racism, individual acts of racial bias such as microaggressions while also providing skills needed to proactively create diverse and inclusive spaces through active allyship.

Details

DATE: Thursday, October 17, 2019

TIME: 6 pm - 8 pm 

COST: FREE

LOCATION: Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, Lewis Center, OH

Registration

Registration for Ally Training is currently limited to ALAO members (Regular, Student and Retirees) and capped at 70 participants.

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Workshop Facilitators

Petey Peterson, pronouns: they/them/their

Director for the Office of LGBTQA Affairs at Wright State University and Adjunct instructor in Women, Gender, & Sexuality (WGS) Studies at Wright State University

Petey received their bachelor's in Communication Studies & Child Adult and Family Services at Iowa State University. They went on to get their masters in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies with a focus in higher education and student affairs from Iowa State University. Before coming to Wright State University Petey was serving as the program coordinator for the Office of LGBTQI Life at Vanderbilt University.  While at Vanderbilt University they led the educational & student leadership programs for the Office of LGBTQI Life which included the Safe Zone training's and the OUT in Front LGBTQQIA+ College Conference. They currently serve on the International College Personnel Association (ACPA) Coalition for Sexuality & Gender Identities as the Equity Officer and is a member of the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals. Petey is an active member in the greater Dayton community serving on the Greater Dayton LGBT Center board and the City of Dayton Human Relations Council. Petey is honored to serve as the first Director for the Office of LGBTQA Affairs at Wright State University.

Dr. Nicole Carter, pronouns: she/her/hers

Director of the Women’s Center, Wright State University and Instructor in African and African American Studies, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Faculty in Student Affairs and Higher Education, Wright State University

Dr. Nicole Carter is the Director of the Wright State University Women’s Center. She also teaches in various fields including the Student Affairs and Higher Education program and the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. Her foci include the intersectional experiences of women in university settings, persistence, and retention of women in higher education, and the creation of counter-spaces for women students of color and women students in STEMM. She received her Ph.D. from Eastern Michigan University.

Dr. Carter has held leadership positions with the National Women’s Studies Association and the Southeastern Ohio Consortium for Higher Education’s Women’s Center Committee. She is a proud member of the Dayton Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated where she serves as the Recording Secretary and the Chair of the International Awareness and Involvement Committee.

Friday, October 18, 2019
Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, Columbus, Ohio

Registration

Pre-conference Workshop

  • $85 ALAO/MiALA Members    
  • $115 Non ALAO Members
  • $0 Invited Guests, code required

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Ally Training:

  • FREE for ALAO Members

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Conference Registration

(Early bird registration closed)

  • $165 ALAO/MiALA Members
  • $195 Non ALAO Members
  • $100 ALAO Student Members/Retirees
  • $90 CPC Members, code required
  • $0 Conference Volunteer, code required
  • $0 Invited Guests, code required

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Exhibitors

  • $300 Standard Exhibitor Package
  • $100 Non-Profit Exhibitor Package
  • $90 Additional Attendees
  • Platinum and Diamond Sponsors
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About ALAO

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) is a chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). ALAO exists to develop, promote, and improve library and information services in Ohio’s higher education community, to advance the interests of academic librarianship and the personnel of academic libraries, and to provide leadership and advocacy for the educational and policy concerns of the academic library community in Ohio.

Sustainability

  • We encourage attendees to carpool to and from the conference to reduce pollution.
  • We encourage attendees to bring their own refillable water bottles and coffee mugs to the conference to reduce waste.
  • The committee will be very intentional about what we choose to print. As such, stay tuned for details about electronic conference programs, evaluations and more.

Community Agreements

The conference planners seek to create a space for respectful dialogue and debate about critical issues. Upon registration, attendees will be asked to review and accept a list of community agreements. Conference planners will actively strive to create spaces in which multiple perspectives can be heard and no one voice dominates. We welcome any and all suggestions that will make this a safe and productive space for all. Please contact Katy Mathuews, the program chair.

Who We Are

Members of the 2019 conference planning committee are:

  • Katy Mathuews, Ohio Univeristy (Chair)
  • Don Appleby, University of Akron
  • Christina Beis, University of Dayton
  • Laura Birkenhauer, Miami University
  • Michelle Brasseur, Wright State University
  • Heather Crozier, Ohio Northern University 
  • Chris Deems, Ohio Northern University 
  • Carrie Girton, Miami University Hamilton
  • Myra Justus, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
  • Anne Kumer, Case Western Reserve University 
  • Gerald Natal, University of Toledo
  • Adam Randolph, Wright State University
  • Allen Reichert, Otterbein University 
  • Mandy Shannon, Wright State University
  • Daniela Solomon, Case Western Reserve University
  • Shelby Stuart, Case Western Reserve University
  • Rob Withers, Miami University 

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