Access & Equity
In the wake of the racially motivated violence in Charleston, South Carolina, scholars and librarians collaborated on a bibliography to inform ongoing conversations about race relations. The vision is that by sharing knowledge in this way, new understanding, approaches and change can occur. Read this OCLC Member Story about the bibliography, watch a video with the creators, and follow the #CharlestonSyllabus hashtag on Twitter.
Targeting Autism for Libraries (a program of the Illinois State Library)
Transforming White Privilege: A 21st Century Leadership Capacity, a paid curriculum
Southern Poverty Law Center, section Teaching Tolerance
Rethinking Schools, a nonprofit committed to equity.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Racial Equity Resource Guide
Resisting Racism, a research guide from University of Washington Libraries
How is Black Lives Matter Winning? by Waleed Shahid, Dissent Magazine
The Class Politics of Black Lives Matter by Barbara Ransby, Dissent Magazine
Ferguson is America: Roots of Rebellion by Jamala Rogers
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
An Indigenous People’s History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Libraries, Literacy, and African American Youth: Research & Practice (coming in 2016) by Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Pauletta Brown Bracy, and Casey H. Rawson, Editors
Cracking the Codes film with conversation guide
Blog Crazy QuiltEdi
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS)
Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of braille and audio materials.
U.S. Department of Justice Americans with Disabilities Act Home Page
Information and technical assistance on the A.D.A.
Libraries Evolve to Bridge Digital Divide – A written and visual resource that delves into computer and internet access throughout the United States and the role of libraries in providing the access and skills needed to bridge the gap between information and access. Published on November 21, 2018 by the online Master of Library and Information Science at the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education.