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January 16 is the National Day of Racial Healing
ALA will join the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and organizations across the country in observing the 2018 National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, Jan. 16.
Standing against Racism in My Rural Library
Let me start by saying that I am white. I am privileged beyond belief. I have never had to be afraid of being judged, dismissed or killed because of the color of my skin.
I feel too ignorant to speak on something as important as racism, and I want to stay in my lane. But I feel that for libraries to remain silent on what is going on in the world is to be complicit. That goes for tiny, rural libraries too.
Reading and Talking about Race: An Intro to ALA’s Great Stories Club (Part 2: Finding Your Voice)
Join ALA's Public Programs Office for a free one-hour webinar to learn about free ALA book club resources that can help us navigate these difficult conversations and critically examine race and privilege.
Learn More: Great Stories Club
In this free, 60-minute webinar, presenters will discuss the Great Stories Club program and application process, in advance of the July 9 application deadline. Learn more about the Great Stories Club.
Webinar topics will include: