Candidate for ALA Division Councilor

Christina Fuller-Gregory

Candidate for ALA Division Councilor Christina Fuller-GregoryBiography

Christina Fuller-Gregory (she/her/hers) is a librarian and experienced equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice practitioner. In addition to being the assistant director of libraries at the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities (Greenville, SC), Christina is also the principal consultant at Fuller Potential Consulting. An active member of the American Library Association (ALA) and of the Public Library Association (PLA), her library advocacy includes serving as the program facilitator for the Emerging Leaders program, a leadership development program for early career library librarians. Christina is also a member of both the ALA Equity, Diversity ,and Inclusion Assembly, and the ALA Committee on Diversity. Most recently, she worked with the Cultural Proficiencies for Racial Equity Joint Task Force on finalizing a framework that will serve as a foundational resource to help public and academic libraries build inclusive cultures, within libraries and their broader communities.

Led by Fannie Lou Hamer’s belief that "Nobody’s free until everybody’s free," Christina's work is driven by a desire to see libraries develop strategies for weaving equity, diversity, and inclusion into the very fabric of their organizations. In recognition of her advocacy work in the areas of equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice, Christina was named as a 2021 Library Journal Mover and Shaker.

Personal Statement

"I am passionate about public libraries and the ways that they shape our communities. I am applying for the role of division councilor because I wish to further support the interests of PLA through active participation on ALA Council. As a librarian, and equity, diversity, inclusion, and antiracism practitioner, I am enthusiastic about PLA’s organizational commitments to racial equity, and I want to contribute to policy development that continues to move this work forward."