Fostering Cultural Competence through Multicultural and Intercultural Programming
Links to Free Resources
Braun, Linda W., Maureen L. Hartman, Sandra Hughes-Hassell, and Kafi Kumasi with contributions from Beth Yoke. “The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action.” YALSA, 2014. http://www.ala.org/yaforum/sites/ala.org.yaforum/files/content/YALSA_nationalforum_final.pdf
Naidoo. Jamie Campbell. “The Importance of Diversity in Library Programs and Material Collections for Children.” ALSC, 2014. http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/ALSCwhitepaper_importance%20of%20diversity_with%20graphics_FINAL.pdf
“Teaching Tolerance.” http://www.tolerance.org/
YALSA. “Cultural Competence.” http://wikis.ala.org/yalsa/index.php/Cultural_Competence
YALSA. “Serving Diverse Teens @ Your Library.” http://wikis.ala.org/yalsa/index.php/Serving_Diverse_Teens_@_Your_Library
Izabel Gronski is the young adult librarian at the Oak Lawn Public Library. She has experience founding and leading multicultural student groups at Northwestern University, including the International Students Association and the Polish American Student Alliance. She is passionate about expanding teens’ horizons by offering intercultural experiences.