NYLA - Combating Racism: Creating Spaces to Educate and Inform Our Communities

When:  Sep 16, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (ET)
Free Webinar Series

Ethnic Services Roundtable together with Public Libraries Section of  New York Library Association (NYLA) curated a webinar series, "Combating Racism: Creating Spaces to Educate and Inform Our Communities."

This webinar series provides an opportunity for librarians and library staff to learn, share, and discuss the historical and present-day barriers that communities are facing in regards to racism. Since the Public Libraries Section of NYLA is sponsoring the series, all sessions are FREE to everyone. Sessions will begin on Wednesday, September 16th till October 21st from 2 pm till 3 pm

You are invited to register to attend a thought-provoking webinar series. As we learn together on how we can combat racism and create spaces for our communities to listen, learn, and grow. 

Session information:

Community and Communication in the Dialogue on American Racism - Past, Present & Future
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2-3 PM EST
Speakers: Andrew Jackson, Chenthuren Jayachandiran
Moderator: David Nochimson

Using Collection Development and Readers Advisory to Introduce Race Relations
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2-3 PM EST
Speakers: Robin Bradford, Becky Spratford
Moderator: Shauntee Burns

Inclusive Programming - Every Race, Every Month
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2-3 PM EST
Speakers: Rose Dawson, Novella Ford, Shakira Smalls
Moderator: Kelly Yim

I Write about Race - a panel discussion
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2-3 PM EST
Speakers: TBA

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in Human Resources & Microaggressions in the Workplace
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2-3 PM EST
Speakers: Cici Holloway, Tamara King
Moderator: Manny Figueroa 

Teaching Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) and American Culture in ESOL Classrooms
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2-3 PM EST
Speakers: Andrea Honigsfeld, Shenzhan Liao
Moderator: Jo-Ann Wong