Race and Social Equity for Community Leaders

Presentations

October 15, 2020

Race and Social Equity for Community Leaders

On October 15, 2020, Professor john a. powell was a keynote speaker at the annual conference of the Urban Libraries Council. Professor powell discussed the importance of public spaces in healing a divided society and the role of structures in perpetuating systemic racism. He concluded by noting the limits of traditional DEI strategies and the advantages of leading for belonging and how to engage those traditionally excluded from structures.