[Libs-Or] FW: [Calix] How are Libraries Managing Social Crises? Free Web Conference Oct. 17

Penelope Hummel penny at pennyhummel.com
Wed Oct 10 11:18:49 PDT 2018

In case Oregon library folks are interested…


Penny Hummel

Penny Hummel Consulting

penny at pennyhummel.com






From: Calix <calix-bounces at listserv.cla-net.org> on behalf of Nicole Purviance <nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu>
Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 11:17 AM
To: <calix at listserv.cla-net.org>
Subject: [Calix] How are Libraries Managing Social Crises? Free Web Conference Oct. 17


Libraries as community anchors are at the center of social crises challenging our neighbors. Homelessness, poverty, healthcare, immigration, substance abuse, and other issues impact operational decisions. 


Join the San Jose State University School of Information next Wednesday, October 17, for a series of conversations on how libraries have developed, responded, and championed programs and services to address some of these social crises. Our Library 2.018 web conference is open to everyone and free to attend.

Library 2.018: Social Crisis Management in a 21st Century World
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Noon to 3 p.m. Pacific Time 
Held Online
Free to Attend

Please register to attend the live conference. The sessions will be recorded and made available to all who register in advance.


Confirmed Keynote Speakers Include:
Patty Wong, Director of Library Services for the Santa Monica Public Library in California
Ryan Dowd, Executive Director of Hesed House in Chicago, Illinois
Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, Executive Director at the Mid-Hudson Library System in New York
Madeleine Ildefinso, Managing Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library in California

Selected Concurrent Sessions Include:
Active Shooter Training – Mary Soucie, State Librarian
It's not (just) about transition: Librarians' role in promoting trans affirming healthcare – Mary Catherine Lockmiller, MLIS, M.Eng., AHIP
Meeting some basic needs of SJSU students and San Jose citizens @ the MLK Jr. Library – Peggy Cabrera, Associate Librarian for Art & Art History, Environmental Studies, Humanities & Philosophy, San Jose State University 
Opiate Users In Your Library: A Community Health Crisis – Dr. Steve Albrecht
The Role of Libraries in Addressing Homelessness and Poverty – Dr. Julie Ann Winkelstein
What role can public libraries play in the fight against HIV/AIDS? Lessons from Lubuto Library Partners in Lusaka, Zambia – Elizabeth Giles, Director of Library Services

Quick Links:
Overview and Keynote Speakers: http://www.library20.com/page/socialcrisis
Registration: https://librarysocialcrisis.eventbrite.com/

The Library 2.0 conference series was co-founded by the San Jose State University School of Information in 2011 and continues to offer free professional development to information professionals worldwide. Conference archives are available at Library20.com and YouTube.




Nicole Purviance

Director of Marketing and Communications

School of Information

San Jose State University

One Washington Square

San Jose, CA 95192-0029

nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu





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