Monday, January 11, 2021

Whiteness in US Libraries/Library Schools Abides...

We can do so much better than this!

What are you going to do about the dominance of whiteness in libraries?

I mean right now--there is no time to waste--what will you do? 







 

Monday, January 4, 2021

I'm the Other Kind

 

"I'm back out on that road again
Turn this beast into the wind
There are those that break and bend
I'm the other kind, I'm the other kind"
Steve Earle 

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

San Jose State School of Information Diversity Series: Moving Beyond Diversity to Anti-Oppression

 I was honored to be be selected to speak at San Jose State's Information School last month.

San Jo is my hometown and it was super cool to be able to speak at SJSU!

I hope you enjoy this.


Comments encouraged!

Special thanks to Dr. Michele Villagran and San Jose State!


Friday, November 27, 2020

Remembering Consciousness is Power: An Ethnographic Session with Judy Lee and Melissa Cardenas-Dow

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An Ethnographic Session
Please join us!


Greetings Friends!
We hope you and yours are safe and well.
Hinchas Press and Librarians with Spines presents another stimulating session to help you through the pandemic!
Please join us in an engaging conversation about ethnographies, scholarship, identity, books, culture and more! Librarians with Spines editors, Yago Cura and Max Macias, Librarians with Spines Designer/Art Director Autumn Anglin Interview Judy Lee and Melissa Cardenas-Dow about their amazing work. 
Judy and Melissa wrote an amazing chapter in Librarians with Spines Vol. 2 called:LWS2 - Remembering Consciousness is Power: Working to Center Academic Library Outreach in the Service of Social Justice, Asian and Pacific Islander American Ethnic Visibility, and Coalition-Building



December 7th, 2020 10am PST on Zoom!


Please register for free here:




This session will also be recorded and put on our Librarians with Spines Youtube Channel.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Racial Equity in Data Integration

Scientists, Mathematicians, Computer types and other data driven colleagues, please join us for a special antiracist session about how we can center racial equity throughout data integration in our work at PCC. 




Our guest speaker is Angela Bluhm! Event Date and Time: November 10th, 2020: 1pm PST Session description: Since 2019, AISP (Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy) at the University of Pennsylvania has led a diverse workgroup of civic data stakeholders to co-create strategies and identify best practices to center racial equity in data integration efforts. Angela Bluhm is an Analyst for the Educator Advancement Council in the Oregon Department of Education. Angela worked with the AISP while serving as Research, Data, and Communications Coordinator for the Oregon Longitudinal Data Collaborative in the Chief Education Office and later in the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC). Angela will discuss the work of the AISP, the Toolkit for Centering Racial Equity Throughout Data Integration, and ongoing work with Data and Equity. 


Recording link: https://lnkd.in/gQ9YPUm



Whiteness in US Libraries/Library Schools Abides...

We can do so much better than this! What are you going to do about the dominance of whiteness in libraries? I mean right now--there is no ti...