Alexander Library, Scholarly Communications Center (4th Floor)
Wednesday, Oct. 14th, 7-8:30pm
What roles do libraries play in the realm of social justice?
What is the role of the library (school and public) in the realm of social justice? Join Scott Bonner – Library Director for Ferguson, Missouri; Dr. Carla Hayden, CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, in Baltimore, Maryland and Nancy Kranich, Special Projects Librarian for RU Libraries and past president of the American Library Association for this important discussion. Miraida Morales, PhD Student and ALA Spectrum Doctoral Fellow will also be there to talk about her work with the Social Justice Collaboratorium.
6:15 – 7:00: Knowledge Cafe (lobby of the SCC)
7:00 – 7:10: Welcome to our on-site and online participants
7:10 – 7:20: Miraida Morales on ALA Spectrum Scholars’ Collaboratorium
7:20 – 8:00: Scott Bonner and Carla Hayden presentations
8:00 – 8:25: Nancy Kranich leads discussion on social justice values, dilemmas and choices
8:25 – 8:30: Ross Todd closing remarks