Yes, props to ALA about recognizing Dewey.
You don’t have to agree with my petition or think of it as useful.
In the spirit of talking strategies, what do you see as effective strategies for the library profession making sexual harassment awareness a top priority?
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> On Jun 30, 2019, at 4:31 PM, Stuart A. Yeates <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> In the spirit of fixing actual things that need to be fixed, I'd like
> to point out the really positive news out of the ALA about them
> recognising Dewey
> and AAAS about them recognising issues with current fellows
> Both of these are the result of concerted campaigns over several years
> by groups of named individuals with clear, concrete, goals in mind and
> explicit strategies of how to get there.
> Without a doubt things need to improve in libraries, but I don't see
> petitions such as this an effective method of improving them.
> If there is anyone wanting to discuss strategies, my emails are open.
> Publicising locally the two recent advances mentioned above is going
> to be on my to-do list.
> ...let us be heard from red core to black sky
>> On Fri, 28 Jun 2019 at 23:12, Eric Lease Morgan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> On Jun 27, 2019, at 11:13 PM, S B <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Dear Library Community,
>>> I have always known the library community to be forward thinking and helpful. Through this journey of writing about sexual harassment in libraries, I have become concerned about the lack of sexual harassment awareness trainings and open and positive dialogue on the subject. Yes, articles have been written. Yes, some individual libraries as well as some systems and associations are doing training and having conversation. That is great and should not be overlooked. In many cases, though, it is the exact opposite.
>>> In a profession that is so progressive, why does sexual harassment awareness seem to take a back seat?
>>> I created a petition about sexual harassment awareness in libraries. Would you consider signing and sharing? You don’t have to be in the library profession to sign.
>>> Thank you for your consideration of this request. Many Thanks!
>>> Petition Link:
>> If the sorts of notes above persist, then I will look into their whereabouts & see if we can get rid of them. Now back to our regular programming. --Eric Morgan, List Owner