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  1. Cultural Competence in the Library

    On-Demand Once Certificate of Attendance The U.S. teen population has diversified significantly since 2000, and with it, the communities we serve in our libraries. Join Amita Lonial as she discusses cultural competence in the library: its definition, its ...

    NMUNGUIA - 06/25/2015 - 16:02 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. Managing Age Diversity in the Workplace

    On-Demand Multiple For the first time in American history, we have four different generations working and volunteering side by side. Discover the key characteristics of these four generations and explore new strategies for making the most out of age diver ...

    SHOFMANN - 06/08/2015 - 11:53 - rb0cnm

  3. Online Day of Diversity Forum

    To continue the conversation started at the Day of Diversity: Dialogue and Action in Children’s Literature and Library Programming event at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the ALSC Board of Directors and ALSC President Ellen Riordan hosted an online Day o ...

    DBOSTROM - 02/27/2015 - 11:02 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  4. Building STEAM with Día: The Whys and Hows to Getting Started

    On-Demand Once Free! Did you know that minorities are underrepresented in STEAM education and professional fields, and that children of color routinely score below their white peers in math and science? The library can help bridge this STEAM gap with prog ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 05/01/2015 - 10:57 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  5. Using the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library® Toolkit with Spanish-Speaking Communities

    On-Demand Once Join us for an introduction to the 2nd edition of the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library Toolkit for Spanish-speaking Communities.   This kit was developed by ALSC and PLA to assist and empower public library staff to serve Spanish-sp ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 05/01/2015 - 11:39 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  6. Diversity

    1876 Working with people of all races and sexes has been a goal since early in ALA history. There were women librarians present at the founding of ALA. Posted Jan 23, 2013 Comments: 0 1911 Theresa West Elmendorf was elected the first woman ALA President: ...

    admin - 09/20/2012 - 21:32 - ab5w32

  7. Speaking Up

    Starting a dialogue on sexual harassment in libraries By Lisa Rabey In some ways, it is the subtlety of the act of harassment that allows it to be so often overlooked: When I worked in IT, sexism and misogyny were the unspoken accepted practice. I learned ...

    MPERA - 06/10/2014 - 11:14 - 7x5ds8

  8. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

    Standing up for our values By Barbara K. Stripling If you have heard me speak this year, then you’ve heard me repeat this often-quoted saying: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” I thought every library worker already had that mindset, ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:18 - 7x5ds8

  9. Now Trending: Tech and People News

    By Laurie D. Borman This issue (May 2014) we invited Marshall Breeding to give us a status and trends report on strategic products of the library technology industry. His detailed investigation begins here. He has been reporting on technology in the indus ...

    LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 12:47 - 7x5ds8

  10. What's After Storytime: Programming for Children and Tweens With Autism

    On-Demand Once Many libraries are now offering preschool storytimes adapted to meet the needs of young children with autism, but fewer libraries have programs for elementary and middle school age children with this disability. With the autism incidence pr ...

    DRUDE - 05/01/2015 - 11:03 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

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