Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources



Stacked wooden blocks read "Diversity, Equity, Inclusion"As part of the Wyoming Library Association EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) Committee’s ongoing efforts, they’ll highlight interesting programs, webinars, workshops, and resources that support the WLA’s EDI Statement. The hope is to share ideas of how to incorporate EDI into programs, see what other libraries are doing regarding EDI in libraries, and learn from each other.

Here are the most recent highlights from the committee:

Inclusive Financial Literacy Programming Kit
Libraries: School, Public
Target Audience: Youth Services, Collection Development
Deadline: January 3, 2022
“Up to 100 public and school libraries will be selected to receive an Inclusive Financial Literacy Programming Kit to help them provide diverse financial literacy titles and programming for children and young people in their communities.”

I’m Your Neighbor Books
Libraries: School, Public
Target Audience: Youth Services
Various projects that welcome New Arrival and New American communities

Diversity and Diversity Audits
Libraries: All
Target Audience: Collection Development
A brief overview on diversity audits, and particularly useful if you weren’t able to attend “Building Diverse Collections” presented by Eva Dahlgren (Teton County Library) and Sarah Mailloux (Casper College Goodstein Foundation Library) at the 2021 WLA Conference

Finding Diverse Books Without a Hashtag
Libraries: All
Target Audience: Collection Development
Tips on how to find diverse books now that We Need Diverse Books has dropped the #OwnVoices hashtag​

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