In this post, in actuality one of the first written for this blog but unpublished until now (profuse apologies from the blog manager!) Anna Schnitzer contextualizes DEIA within The Great British Baking Show.
In this short post, PIPEline returns for the Fall term, starting by announcing our first blog series: Social Class in the Workplace. This post will explain the background of and set the context for the subsequent posts in this series.
Sheila Garcia provides information on the familismo cultural value prevalent in Latinx communities and how an understanding of this value can better inform our library work.
Edras Rodriguez-Torres reflects on the White Privilege Conference he attended this month in Grand Rapids, Michigan and how what he learned applies to social justice work in librarianship.
Are all library resources accessible for students, faculty, and staff with disabilities? Stephanie Rosen speaks on the work of the Digital Accessibility Team (DAT) and how they are trying to help everyone in the library answer this question.
U-M's Michigan Medicine has a new initiative called Victors Care, a tailored version of a health system called "Concierge Care" which is addressed to patients who can trade monthly or yearly funds for special attention, short waits and 24/7 ability to contact a physician from this program. Anna Schnitzer examines the new initiative in particular regard to the university's commitment to equity and inclusion.
Jeff Witt details the recent launch of the Inclusive Intercultural Skills Series (IISS) by the Library Diversity Council's (LDC) subcommittee on learning curriculum and event planning.
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