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
8 04, 2022

The MCNY Library Black Maternal Health Initiative – Apply to be a Student/Alumni Peer Leader! 

2022-06-03T14:38:34-04:00

How to Join the Initiative?  April 11 - 17 is Black Maternal Health Week.  Started five years ago by the Black Mammas Matter Alliance and officially made nationwide in 2021, this campaign directly addresses an [...]

The MCNY Library Black Maternal Health Initiative – Apply to be a Student/Alumni Peer Leader! 2022-06-03T14:38:34-04:00
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