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
15 10, 2022

MCNY LIBRARY & BMHI PEER LEADERS present Screenings of the Documentary “Aftershock” & November 3rd Roundtable Discussion

2022-10-18T13:58:10-04:00

The Black Maternal Health Initiative Peer leadership Group is organizing a community discussion around the issues raised by the recent documentary Aftershock. Save the date -- Thursday, Nov. 3rd 5-6:30-- and [...]

MCNY LIBRARY & BMHI PEER LEADERS present Screenings of the Documentary “Aftershock” & November 3rd Roundtable Discussion2022-10-18T13:58:10-04:00
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
20 05, 2022

The MCNY Library Black Maternity Health Initiative

2022-06-21T13:29:06-04:00

https://www.mcny.edu/library/black-maternal-health-initiative/ The MCNY Black Maternity Health Initiative (BMHI) is a student and community engagement project that seeks to respond to the existential crisis of Black maternal health in the U.S., New York City, and most [...]

The MCNY Library Black Maternity Health Initiative2022-06-21T13:29:06-04:00
18 04, 2022

MCNY Library Stands in Solidarity with the New York Public Library on “Banned Books for All”

2022-04-18T15:28:41-04:00

On April 13, 2022, Tony (Anthony) W. Marx, President of The New York Public Library (NYPL) issued a powerful email statement that reminds us of the rights and freedoms that are often taken for granted. [...]

MCNY Library Stands in Solidarity with the New York Public Library on “Banned Books for All”2022-04-18T15:28:41-04:00
18 04, 2022

Metropolitan College of New York Awarded ALA’s Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant

2022-06-03T14:37:34-04:00

CHICAGO  — The American Library Association (ALA) has awarded its third Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant to the Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) and the Sara Hightower Regional Library System in Georgia. The award was [...]

Metropolitan College of New York Awarded ALA’s Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant2022-06-03T14:37:34-04:00