Actions and Detail Panel
Dealing in Diversity: Proactively Serving Communities Through Authentic Rep...
Fri, June 16, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
Let’s lay out the facts: over 80% of librarians are white women.* Does your collection reflect your community or does it look more like you? What about the material in your programming and reader’s advisory practice? Join ARRT as we grapple with solutions to this touchy subject. Our panel of experts will share straight talk, real world experiences, and practical strategies for diversifying your library in meaningful, authentic ways.
*ALA Member Demographics Survey, January 2017 update: http://www.ala.org/research/sites/ala.org.research/files/ content/Draft%20of%20Member%20Demographics%20Survey%2001-11-2017.pdf