Statement from OLA EDI Anti-Racism Special Committee

The following is a statement from the OLA EDI Anti-Racism Special Committee. ACRL-Oregon endorses this statement. Dear colleagues, The social events we have witnessed in the past months triggered a series of new statements, training, and resources offered by professionals of different fields and institutions to reaffirm their commitment with Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). […]

ACRL-OR Statement for Racial Justice

The Oregon Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries/Academic Division of the Oregon Library Association (ACRL-OR) stands in solidarity with the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) and REFORMA Oregon in condemning the systematic social injustices and violence endured by Black people and all people of color. We support the principles […]

Feedback Survey for the ESSA State Plan Framework

Our OLA/OASL/ACRL Task Force on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) continues to work to get school libraries into Oregon’s implementation plan.  You can help by responding to the Oregon Department of Education’s survey on the plan.  The Task Force developed suggestions for some of the questions on the survey.  These are available on the […]

Take Action: Senate Confirming Hearing for Secretary of Education

Senate confirmation hearings begin today for President-Elect Trump’s cabinet nominees. On Wednesday, January 11th at 10:00am, the Senate’s Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions is scheduled to begin hearings on Betsy deVos’ nomination as Secretary of Education. Engage in the process by adding your voice to the conversation. Contact the Committee Chair (R) or […]

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