Empowering collaborations and creating brave spaces: People of Color in Library and Information Science Summit

Nataly Blas, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Rachel Deras, Jessea Young

Abstract

The William H. Hannon Library at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, California, held the first People of Color in Library and Information Science (POC in LIS) Summit on July 13, 2018. The summit was a collaborative planning effort by LMU librarians to create a productive and brave space for POC, especially women and marginalized identities, working in the information sector. The POC in LIS Summit invited participants to challenge their roles as information workers and acknowledge that dominant narratives may be disrupted.

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