Teaching kids not to "see" race actually isn't the best approach for raising anti-racist children.
Offering diverse books during storytime can deepen the connections we are making and further our goal of building a solid reading foundation.
Josh Hecht shares his experiences of creating diversity-focused programming – including all of the ups and downs and valuable tips.
Whiteness—an ideological practice that can extend beyond notions of racial supremacy to other areas of dominance—has permeated every aspect of librarianship, extending even to the initiatives we claim
Owens: It's time to explain exactly what it will mean for people of color to have a seat at the table and ensure true diversity.
Early childhood brain development takes place across a wide range of social, emotional and cognitive dimensions. One key area of development occurs in terms of language and literacy. Language and lite
An Introduction to Cultural Proficiency from Kikanza Nuri-Robins, one of the Cultural Proficiency authors.
It is impossible to speak about being global without the ability to deal with different cultures. Global companies engage in cross-cultural business relations, lead multicultural teams, develop interc
WHAT IS A CULTURALLY COMPETENT ORGANIZATION? WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO BE CULTURALLY COMPETENT? WHEN DOES AN ORGANIZATION NEED TO BECOME CULTURALLY COMPETENT? HOW DO YOU CREATE A CULTURALLY COMPETENT ORGANIZATION?
LibGuides: Anti-Oppression: Anti-Oppression & Simmons
Libraries are a welcoming and safe place for everyone. Learn ways you can advocate for social justice during library storytime.
This is a classroom-friendly (no cuss words) comic about the backfire effect.
Purpose and Goals of the Standards
This resource guide was created from the #1000blackgirlbooks campaign led by Marley Dias who has now collected over 9000 books. The guide includes some of those books that have been catalogued into an
New York Public Library President Tony Marx is looking for creative ways to waive fines for kids while still holding them accountable.
Suspension of library's only black librarian sharpens focus on distribution of library resources.
WHAT IS "MULTICULTURAL COLLABORATION"? WHY IS MULTICULTURAL COLLABORATION IMPORTANT? WHEN SHOULD YOU COMMIT TO MULTICULTURAL COLLABORATION? WHAT ARE SOME GUIDELINES FOR MULTICULTURAL COLLABORATION? HOW DO YOU BUILD A MULTICULTURAL COLLABORATION?
See quick tips and examples for how to enhance cultural competence in your organization or community.
Impossible to read here thanks to the teeny tiny type, this is my breakdown of the different factions that make up children’s literature. To spare your eyes I’ll just list them for you now:
Purpose and Goals of the Standards
The context for this article is Australian libraries and my experience there with cross-cultural provision. However, this article is not about providing library services for any specific group; it’s a
With a society that's growing increasingly diverse, librarians should proactively integrate cultural aspects of “diverse linguistic, cultural, and socioeconomic groups” into programs and services.
You know when the question is about to be asked. It starts out something like, “I hope you do not take this the wrong way, but . . .” You can almost predict that the question is about differences w...
LEE & LOW BOOKS shares the demographic breakdown of our authors and illustrators as well as our staff.