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2018 Diversity Workshop – Actively Inclusive: Libraries Speak Up!

  • 10 May 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • State Library of Ohio - 274 E. 1st. Ave., Columbus, Ohio, 43201
  • 14


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Spend a day with colleagues sharing libraries’ efforts toward reaching underserved and diverse populations, participating in challenging conversations in our communities, and promoting equity and inclusive practice.

Attendees will:

  • Learn from library outreach programs focusing on diverse academic audiences and community populations
  • Learn about inclusive practices related to serving library personnel, as well as recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce
  • Hear about professional development opportunities that help participants increase their understanding of power and privilege


9:00 - 9:45 Registration & Refreshments (9:45 Welcome)
9:45 -10:30 Make Me Wanna Holla: Thinking about Black/African-American Students’ Experiences with Libraries
  Amanda Folk and Tracey Overbey, The Ohio State University
10:30 -11:15 Forgotten Diversity: Disabilities
  Gretchen Avery and Andrea Boehme, Bowling Green State University
11:15 -11:30 Break
11:30 -12:15 Inclusive Library Professional Development Using Principles of Intergroup Dialogue
  Ione Damasco, University of Dayton
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:00 Partnering for Social Justice: Libraries Working with Others to Reach Out to Diverse Communities
  Kathy Ladell, Northern Illinois University
2:00-2:45 Rethinking and Restructuring Recruitment in Academic Libraries
  Edith Scarletto and Eileen Bosch, Bowling Green State University
  Helen Look and Edras Rodriguez-Torres, University of Michigan
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-3:45 Libraries Connecting Across Divides: Intersectionality, Identities, and Unconscious Bias
  Helen Look and Marna Clowney-Robinson, University of Michigan
3:45-4:00 Recap & Conclusion

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