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IDEAL ’19: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Libraries & ArchivesAugust 6 -7, 2019
Tuesday, August 6 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Exploring Racial Equity: A systems frame for advancing organizational transformation

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Contemporary diversity ‚"training‚" often addresses prejudicial mindsets, unconscious bias, and ‚"whiteness‚" as a normative frame. While these experiences are valuable, few focus on the history of race in the US and the impact of policies and norms on racialized (and other) populations. This panel explores strategies for bringing this transformative content to library organizations through a training program called the Racial Equity Institute.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Garrett

Jennifer Garrett

Director, Talent Management, NC State University Libraries
Jennifer Garrett is Director, Talent Management in the Libraries Human Resources division at the NC State University Libraries. In her role, she manages the recruitment of librarian and staff positions, including managing nomination, search, and appointment processes. She also serves... Read More →
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Gerald Holmes

Reference Librarian & Diversity Coordinator, University Libraries, U.N.C. at Greensboro
Gerald Holmes serves as a member of the Libraries’ administrative faculty at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Gerald led the creation of the Libraries’ Post MLS Diversity Residency Program and its Diversity Committee. His research interest includes diversity issues... Read More →
avatar for Mark A. Puente

Mark A. Puente

Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs, Association of Research Libraries
-- Program Director for the ARL/SAA Mosaic Program -- Director, ARL Leadership Symposium -- Faculty for ARL Leadership Fellows Program -- ARL representative to the Nexus LAB: Leading Across Boundaries project advisory board -- Alumnus of the Minnesota Institute for Early Career Librarians... Read More →



Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Ohio Union - US Bank Conference Center - 1st flr