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Dispatches from PLA 2016: Engaged and Inclusive

One of the panels on my must-attend list at PLA was “Engaged and Inclusive: Institutional Approaches to Racial Equity and Social Justice” presented by Sarah Lawton, of the Madison Public Library, and Tariq Saqqaf of the City of Madison (Wisconsin), Office of the Mayor. The program focused on the methods, tools, and resources used by the Madison Public Library to address issues of racial equity and to create inclusive social spaces through innovative “equity impact tools” and neighborhood resource teams. As someone who is interested in social justice issues, I was very interested to hear how these concepts integrated with library practices.