Libraries Address Inequities an Online Conference


People experience inequities - instances of injustice and unfairness – in many parts of their lives and may even experience them when engaging with library policies, services, or programs. Central to the mission of libraries is a commitment to addressing long-entrenched and newly emerging inequities in society - whether inequities in access to information, education, opportunity, or representation. Addressing inequities requires assessment of library resources, examination of existing programs and services, and direct engagement with the communities experiencing inequity or injustice. How are libraries stepping up to address inequities across their communities? And how is that central part of our mission changing, becoming more challenging, or more rewarding?

This conference will examine ways in which libraries build partnerships, raise community awareness, and center dialogue in addressing known and emerging inequities.

For more information about this conference, contact Erin Gray, or (972) 340-2896.