• Volume 22,  Volume 22, Issue 2

    RESPECT announces first group of awarded mini grants

    The UC Libraries RESPECT (Racial Equity Support Programming to Educate the Community Team) announces its first group of awarded mini grants. The committee sought proposals from UC Libraries faculty and staff for programming designed for the University of Cincinnati and its community that explicitly addresses the role that systemic racism plays within society. Four successful mini-grant proposals were awarded $1500 each:   RESPECT has as its charge to use library resources to expand programming and resources that provide library users with the tools to understand systemic racism in order to begin dismantling it. The mini-grants program is one way it is working to meet its charge. In addition, the team plans…

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    Volume 22,  Volume 22, Issue 1

    UC Libraries & APIDA ERG Co-host Generational Summit

    On September 21, the University of Cincinnati Libraries sponsored and hosted a Generational Summit organized by UC’s Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi American (APIDA) Staff & Faculty Employee Resource Group and the Greater Cincinnati Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community Leaders. At the event, student government representatives and leaders from more than eight student associations joined UC alumni and leaders from the local Asian community to participate in a three-hour long generational summit. During the summit, they discussed topics around Asian heritage and legacy, and identified challenges and gaps in connecting the various student groups and UC in general with the local Asian community. “There exists a need to bridge the…