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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Valencia College: Human Library

Leading Edge Libraries Conference 2019, Why Inclusion and Diversity Matter: How the Library Can Contribute to the Culture of the Institution

Valencia Event

Human books included a hispanic professor, not the angry black woman, homeless, transgender, sex addict, convicted felon, depression, PTSD, drugs, lesbian, victims of bullying, sex trafficking, etc.  This event allows students to gain an understanding of experiences different from their own and adds diversity and inclusion to their education.  This event won the 2018 AFC Region and Commission Award for Learning Resources  Exemplary Practices.

Human Library