A collection of content and digital tools, including webinars, blogs, and relevant resources to empower you with fresh insights, information, and practical strategies
A series of professional development modules for librarians about race and racism, racial equity, and culturally sustaining pedagogy.
Untying Knots, co-hosted by Nikhil Raghuveera and Erica Licht, explores how people and organizations are untying knots of systemic oppression and working towards a more equitable future. Each episode features special guests and a focus on thematic areas across society.
A course discussing ways race, ethnicity and cultural diversity have shaped American institutions, ideology, law, and social relationships from the colonial era to the present
A collection of resources, specifically webinars and videos, exploring the whos, whys and how's behind many of the challenges we are seeing today
Professional development resources for library professionals from all types of libraries in order to build capacity for providing equitable access and services to patrons with disabilities, an underserved population.
This guide is intended to provide some general information about anti-oppression, diversity, and inclusion as well as information and resources for social justice
This panel discussion provides background on white cultural norms in librarianship, illustrated by examples from the lived experience of the panelists, so you can develop a deeper understanding of the way that these norms marginalize, silence, and harm BIPOC library staff members.
Toolkit from the Oregon Library Association for professional development in Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Antiracist initiatives in order to create awareness and adherence to a more equitable, diverse and inclusive workplace.
A webinar about how Multnomah County Library has developed a “Racially Just” toolkit, containing activities staff can use to learn and practice on their own, with colleagues, or in their staff groups
This webinar offers guidance for libraries to effectively organize for diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice.
In this talk, psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt explores how our biases unfairly target Black people at all levels of society, from schools and social media to policing and criminal justice, and discusses how creating points of friction can help us actively interrupt and address this troubling problem.
An article about how to educate yourself on gender-exclusive language and implementing strategies for diversity in the workplace.
A training on field-tested and research-based concepts you can use to address both issues of institutional racism in your own organization and in the communities to which you connect and serve.
What does it mean to be in solidarity with other Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color. (BIPOC)? This webinar will be a discussion of why solidarity is vital and what it might look for us to engage in it.
Microaggression is a term used for brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative prejudicial slights and insults toward any group. In this Talk Tiffany, lays out how this behavior manifests itself, the role you play, and what you can do to avoid perpetuating its continued existence in society.
In this actionable talk, Melinda Epler shares three ways to support people who are underrepresented in the workplace. "There's no magic wand for correcting diversity and inclusion," she says. "Change happens one person at a time, one act at a time, one word at a time."