Intentional Inclusion: Disrupting Middle Class Bias in Library Programming
March 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
What could be wrong with traditional middle class principles such as hard work, achievement, self-sufficiency, and planning? The reality is that these dearly held values alienate many library customers and impede our ability to truly meet their needs. Pima County (Arizona) Public Library is successfully offering programs utilizing restorative practices for youth, community conversations for those experiencing homelessness, and expanded reference services for incarcerated individuals. Learn from our experiences around implementing radically inclusive programming. Register here.
Presenters: Em Lane, Pima County (Arizona) Public Library; Kassy Rodeheaver, Pima County (Arizona) Public Library; Kate DeMeester, Pima County (Arizona) Public Library; Matt Landon, Pima County (Arizona) Public Library