Growth Stories

Building Equity-Based Summers’ learning sessions focus on what matters in equity: changing mindsets inside the library, involving community in crafting summer programs and recruiting a greater diversity of program partners and participants.

Choose a theme below to see first-hand accounts from library staff of how BEBS training evolved their understanding of equity.

Celebrate the small wins towards the dream

Starting Small

Teri Markson on building equity-based summer services over time

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Building Trust and Understanding

 Melina Von Steitz on making sure that equitable services are built on trust and strong relationships

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Interested in seeing more?

Browse our full collection of equity-centered videos.

Bringing Attention to the “WHY”

Understanding the why of our services with Lisa Gonzalez

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Communicating with Staff

Petra Morris on targeted equity conversations

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