While not library-centric, many have seen the potential of developing cultural competence, or the ability to utilize a set of behaviors, attitudes, and policies to interact effectively with people of different cultural backgrounds. Specifically, cultural competence has been suggested as an approach to combating issues surrounding racism and bias within library and information organizations. But what does cultural competence look like in the cultivation of antiracist and anti-bias workplaces? This session will use the cultural competence continuum to identify specific actions or behaviors that both individuals and organizations can implement in order to both develop cultural competence and combat issues of racism and bias within library workplaces.
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June 14, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - June 14, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
June 8, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - June 8, 2022 @ 2:00 pm