Members of the project exhibited the timeline banners and set up a feedback board at a free speech event organized by Beagle RA, Sudarshan Srinivasan, from Revelle College. This program’s goal was to “inform residents about their responsibility regarding individual free speech” and the event featured a plywood wall to spray paint freedom of speech messages, an “ask a lawyer” booth with Student Legal Services and a lawyer present, a free speech gallery, and more.Read More →

Members of the project were invited to present at the Berkeley chapter of the Librarians Association of the University of California (LAUC) 2019 conference. The theme was “Shelf Awareness: The Intersections of Social Justice and Critical Librarianship. It was a welcome opportunity to take a step back from project activities to think critically about the project itself and things to consider for its future.Read More →

The annual Equity-Minded Education Workshop for Resident Assistance and House Advisors to encourage critical reflection to promote an inclusive environment was offered jointly with all six colleges and Assistant Director of Residential Life, Fnann Keflezighi, organized use of the Tell Us How UC It timeline banners to share the history of activism at UC San Diego as a way of establishing an understanding of the foundation for the campus climate.Read More →

Members of the project presented a poster for the second University of California Digital Library Forum (DLFx) at UC San Diego. The conference brings together UC librarians, digital technology experts, educators and other leaders from across UC to share insights and experiences and seek new opportunities for collaboration.Read More →

A member of the Tell Us How UC It project presented on a panel at the University of San Diego 2019 Digital Initiatives Symposium called “Having a Social Impact: Supporting Social Justice and Open Access through Digital Initiative Projects.” Panel Abstract: “Digital infrastructures and tools allow organizations and institutions to create opportunities for projects, information transfer, learning, and platforms for a range of voices. It also creates opportunities that promote open access, social justice, and social impact. Panelists who are directly involved in digital initiative projects that specifically seek to impact society, either by opening up information resources to everyone, or by giving people theRead More →