Vermont Fest 2021 has ended
To learn more about Vermont Fest 2021 including to register online for the conference, please visit the conference website: vita-learn.org/vermontfest/. To download the sched app for your mobile device, visit: https://sched.com/sched-app/
Back To Schedule
Thursday, November 4 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Striving for Social Justice: Libraries through Collaboration and Creativity

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Who is better poised to build collaboration and foster creativity for social justice than librarians? Join this panel of elementary, middle, high school and public librarians to learn about different ways we are building bridges across our communities. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion. Having time and space to share ideas, barriers, challenges, fears, successes, inspiration and more will strengthen our entire community. Here are the slides from the presentation.

avatar for Emily Wood

Emily Wood

School Librarian, Mount Mansfield Unified Union SD
Emily Wood is the librarian at Richmond Elementary School. She loves all things weird and wonderful, graphic novels, a good laugh, games, coding, podcasts, hiking, and animals. But not fish. She is afraid of fish.

Peter Langella

Librarian, Champlain Valley Union HS
Peter Langella (he/him) works at Champlain Valley Union HS in Hinesburg as a librarian and co-advisor to both the Racial Alliance Committee and Gender Sexuality Alliance. Peter also works as a school librarianship instructor at the University of Vermont and an English instructor at... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Hill

Jennifer Hill

Librarian, HUUSD
Jennifer Hill is the librarian at Crossett Brook Middle School. As a collector and questioner she finds ways to fit more rocks in her pockets, more stories in her heart, and more ways to wonder about this world and her place in it.

Thursday November 4, 2021 8:00am - 9:00am EDT
Northstar II