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31 01, 2023

The 1619 Project comes to the Screen and MCNY Library!

2023-01-31T13:59:46-05:00

By Gregory Lewis, Library Assistant - Technology Specialist  In honor of Black History month, MCNY Library wants to celebrate The 1619 Project! It began as a groundbreaking New York Times Magazine series created by [...]

The 1619 Project comes to the Screen and MCNY Library!2023-01-31T13:59:46-05:00
21 12, 2022

A Conversation Starter for the Holiday Break

2022-12-22T13:29:23-05:00

Around this time last year, a small band of alumni, students, faculty, and staff started up a conversation at a library roundtable on the severe disparities in maternal health in the U.S. That conversation had [...]

A Conversation Starter for the Holiday Break2022-12-22T13:29:23-05:00
30 11, 2022

EQUALIZE: Resources for World AIDS Day & A Library Book Exhibit

2022-11-30T15:29:06-05:00

December 1st is World AIDS Day. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) HIV continues to be a major global public health issue. So far, the disease has claimed 40.1 million [33.6–48.6 million] lives; and [...]

EQUALIZE: Resources for World AIDS Day & A Library Book Exhibit2022-11-30T15:29:06-05:00
25 08, 2022

Talking Reproductive Justice and Black Maternal Health Post Roe v Wade

2022-08-30T13:38:16-04:00

By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian The second virtual roundtable hosted by the Peer Leadership Group for the MCNY Library Black Maternal Health Initiative (BMHI) flowed directly from the narrower focus our first roundtable. [...]

Talking Reproductive Justice and Black Maternal Health Post Roe v Wade2022-08-30T13:38:16-04:00
18 07, 2022

Black Midwifery and Doula Care: Direct Action toward Reproductive Justice

2022-07-19T14:39:38-04:00

By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian The Pre-Talk In the weeks leading up to the first virtual roundtable hosted by MCNY’s Black Maternal Health Initiative (BMHI), BMHI student and alumni peer leaders and librarians [...]

Black Midwifery and Doula Care: Direct Action toward Reproductive Justice2022-07-19T14:39:38-04:00
24 06, 2022

Peer Leaders Host the 1st Virtual Roundtable for the Library’s Black Maternal Health Initiative

2022-06-29T12:15:37-04:00

Since the first week of the summer semester, a group of MCNY alumni and students has met weekly to share stories, perspectives, research on the Black maternal health crisis. These Peer Leaders have been working [...]

Peer Leaders Host the 1st Virtual Roundtable for the Library’s Black Maternal Health Initiative2022-06-29T12:15:37-04:00
12 03, 2022

Dignity and Joy in an Unjust Society: Parenting and Race

2022-03-25T15:42:37-04:00

By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services On Wednesday, February 23rd, we continued our 3-part (and 3-month!) celebration of Black History, Culture, and Life. This was a student-led, roundtable discussion. No headliners (besides you!) and [...]

Dignity and Joy in an Unjust Society: Parenting and Race2022-03-25T15:42:37-04:00
9 02, 2022

How Mentoring Works: A Case Study of Mentorship in Black and Brown Communities … and Libraries

2022-02-15T13:54:15-05:00

Why Mentoring?  By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services  Every year the MCNY library celebrates Black History Month over the course of January and February. This year we are extending the celebration through March! We kicked [...]

How Mentoring Works: A Case Study of Mentorship in Black and Brown Communities … and Libraries2022-02-15T13:54:15-05:00
20 01, 2022

Let’s Talk about Black Maternity Health: A Reckoning on Racial Equity in NYC

2022-01-26T15:45:16-05:00

By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian Looking Back on Our Fall 2021 Roundtable Series  Last semester, we at the library decided to focus our monthly virtual roundtables on the work of the 2021 NYC Racial [...]

Let’s Talk about Black Maternity Health: A Reckoning on Racial Equity in NYC2022-01-26T15:45:16-05:00
12 01, 2022

Free Leadership Development for Black & Latino Changemakers

2022-01-13T14:14:57-05:00

Did you know that the Leaders of Color program is working to build Black and Latino political and community power in Louisiana, Memphis, New York,  and Washington D.C.? Community Health Professor Desi K. Robinson, who [...]

Free Leadership Development for Black & Latino Changemakers2022-01-13T14:14:57-05:00