The Juan E. Méndez Book Award for Human Rights in Latin America honors the leadership and legacy of Juan E. Méndez, a champion of justice who has devoted his life to the defense of human rights. Méndez is the former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and current Professor of Human Rights Law at American University. The award honors an outstanding book of non-fiction, including graphic works, published in English on human rights, democracy and social justice in contemporary Latin America. Méndez’s papers are housed at Duke University Libraries’ Human Rights Archive, one of the largest collections of human rights materials.
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Digital equity means "a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy and economy” (NDIA, 2019, para. 1)."
Slide deck is here.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Clearwater Public Library System's Prison Letter Program Honored with Florida Library Association Maria Chavez-Hernandez “Libraries Change Peoples’ Lives” 2020 Award
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
In 2017, the National Book Foundation began the Literature for Justice program to highlight books that contribute to the dialogue around mass incarceration and justice. Since then, the need for those perspectives has only grown, and this year’s list adds seven more titles to help us think through these issues.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
The Alliance of Information and Referral Systems is the professional membership association for community Information and Referral (I&R). AIRS is the driving force behind the delivery of quality I&R services and the sole source for standards, program accreditation and practitioner certification for the I&R sector.
2020 Virtual e-Conference September 16-18, 2020.