Training 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.

“Breaking down old patterns, transforming libraries

Building Staff Understanding

Kaela Villalobos on importance of equity understanding across staff and departments

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Examining Assumptions
and Bias

An overview of the reasons for bias and assumptions with LaKesha Kimbrough

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Interested in seeing more?

Browse our full collection of equity-centered videos.

Reducing Harm with Equity-Based Decision-Making

Isabelle Briggs and LaKesha Kimbrough on reducing harm

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Equity-Based Decision Making​

Kalea Villalobos & Lakesha Kimbrough on intentional decision-making

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