Inclusion, Diversity, 

       Equity, Accessibility

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” 

-James Baldwin 

Georgia libraries IDEA Committee developed this website to explore the ways libraries can improve equity and accessibility through programming, collections, policy, outreach, and training. This website has been designed to be concise, current, and curated with the best resources on inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.  We invite you to take a look, and hope the site can serve as a tool to inform and inspire.  


Richland Library invites you to join us for The Power of Conversation: Let's Talk Race Facilitator Conference, taking place from September 11th to 13th in Columbia, SC. 

Washington Post reporter Julian Mark talks about the resignation of Harvard President Claudine Gay, and the broader movement to dismantle DEI practices in academia and corporate America.

The Council's mission is to create an inclusive culture of mutual respect for all faculty, staff, and users that welcomes and values diverse backgrounds and perspectives to ensure all are treated in a manner consistent with the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct. 

A recording of the 2024 Georgia House of Representatives discussing SB390. The bill would have outlawed Georgia's libraries from accepting ALA funding.

Minorities in Publishing (MiP) is a podcast discussing diversity (or lack thereof) in the book publishing industry with other professionals working in-house as well as authors and those in the literary scene.

Sixteen different sessions focused on the skills and concepts public servants like you need to advance in their careers? We’ve curated a jam-packed agenda around the topics that matter most to government employees like you.

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