Capital District Library Council (CDLC) is committed to creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive practices in all aspects of its programming, education, operations, and staffing. We believe that promoting and supporting a diverse workforce in the local information industry is a benefit to our members and their communities. Services will not be denied to CDLC members based on, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, ability, religion, spiritual beliefs and traditions, or military status. CDLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Approved by Board Feb 18, 2022
Why Public Libraries Should Support Black Lives Matter
Fighting Medical Racism: Academic librarians have a role in educating students and faculty
Rethinking Police Presence: Libraries consider divesting from law enforcement
Librarians in the 21st Century: It is Becoming Impossible to Remain Neutral
Why Social Justice in the Library? The case for shifting library policy, practice, and culture toward radical inclusivity
Never Neutral: Critical librarianship and technology
Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries: More Than Books on the Shelves
Did you really just say that? Here's advice on how to confront microaggressions, whether you're a target, bystander or perpetrator
Diversity in Public Libraries Strategies for Achieving a More Representative Workforce
Effective Retention Strategies for Diverse Employees
On Being Black in Librarianship
The Quest for Diversity in Library Staffing: From Awareness to Action
Ten Ways White People Can Support Black Coworkers
This guide is based on a pre-existing LibGuide created by Jessica Phillippe at the South Central Regional Library Council.