Valuing Diversity

This introductory course provides staff with a general overview of the value of diversity to the profession and to workplaces.  It will help clarify what is meant by diversity, how it is a strategic advantage, and how many different people can contribute to diversity in the workplace.  This session helps individuals better understand why diversity is an important part of libraries’ mission statements and goals.  This webinar is part of the Office for Diversity’s Diversity Leadership Online series.


  • Miguel Figueroa, Director, Office for Diversity, American Library Association


How to Register

To register with a credit card, click here to begin the online registration process. On ALA’s Online Registration page select the “Register” link next to the course you wish to attend. You will need to enter your ALA ID and password. If you do not have an ALA ID and password, you will be asked to create one. Please note: Once your registration is processed, you will receive a receipt/confirmation email containing additional information about accessing the webcast.


Any questions about the content of this webcast should be directed to the Office for Diversity at or at 1-800-545-2433 x5048.

Questions regarding registration should be directed to ALA’s Membership and Customer Service department at 1-800-545-2433 x5.