First Meeting: Librarians Organizing for Racial Equity (LORE), Feb 19

First Meeting: Librarians Organizing for Racial Equity (LORE)

Wednesday, February 19
7:00 PM, PT
Location TBD, Zoom Access Available

Librarians Organizing for Racial Equity (LORE) is a new group for UW MLIS students, formed with the goal of racial equity education in a profession that is overwhelmingly white. Through growing pains and discomfort, LORE aims to become more competent in understanding the extra burdens that library staff of color have to deal with in institutional racism in libraries as well as academia. LORE strives to collaborate on the future of equitable librarianship.

Continue reading

Funding: SEED Scholarship, Feb 28

Funding: SEED Scholarship

Deadline: Applications due by February 28, 2020.

The S.E.E.D Scholarship aims to positively acknowledge the contributions of undocumented students enrolled at the University of Washington. This award recognizes UW students for their resilience, involvement in the community and demonstrated leadership. The recipient will receive a one-time award that will be dispensed in the 2020-2021 academic year. The award is made available through generous contributions to La Raza Student Commission and its constituents.

Continue reading