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Microaggression Workshop for the Library

Please join the LAUC-B committee for the Restorative Justice Center's interactive workshop about microaggressions, hosted by Julie Shackford-Bradley in 180 Doe Library, Wednesday, November 15, 9:00-10:30 am.

In this workshop, you will learn about microaggressions, subtle, indirect, and casual statements or actions against any marginalized group, that are often hard to identify. 

Don't forget to sign up for this summer's SDC field trip to the Oakland Museum of California!

The Staff Development Committee is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring a field trip to the Oakland Museum of California next Friday, June 9th.  The OMCA features a multidisciplinary collection of art, history, and natural sciences with the goal to "inspire all Californians to create a more vibrant future for themselves and their communities."

 

Free Mechanics' Institute Tour, Monday, May 1st, 6 pm

Mechanics Institute Photo

   Never visited the Mechanics' Institute?

Attend their 45-60 minute free tour on Monday, May 1st at 6 pm. A wine and cheese reception will follow the tour. The Mechanics' Institute is a membership organization founded in 1854 with a mission to "serve the education, information and social needs of the city's mechanics, artisans, and industrialists."

SJSU Web Conference: Library 2.017: Expertise, Competencies and Careers

Library 2.017: Expertise, Competencies and Careers
March 29, 2017, 12 - 3 pm

Expertise, competencies and careers are the topics of discussion for the Library 2.017 web conference coming up on March 29. Brought to you by the San Jose State University School of Information in partnership with the American Library Association, this free conference is a must-attend for students and professionals alike. Register Now!

January 12th Trans: Gender Identity Inclusion Workshop

The Trans: Gender Identity Inclusion Workshop for the Library, co-sponsored by LAUC-B Committee on Diversity and Staff Development Committee, was held on Jan. 12, 2017. This engaging, thought-provoking workshop covered foundational concepts and critical information about gender identity and trans-related issues and was led by Marisa (Mac) Boyce from the Gender Equity Resource Center. Nearly 40 people attended.