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

2022-05-20T20:00:47-04:00

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 Grant2022-05-20T20:00:47-04:00
8 04, 2022

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

2022-04-18T11:56:04-04:00

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! 2022-04-18T11:56:04-04:00
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
8 11, 2021

Library Connections in Remote Times #23: Redressing Homelessness through an NYC 2022 Ballot Proposal

2021-11-18T19:38:06-05:00

By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian The Problem and How You Can Help  This chart shows the numbers. As New Yorkers in our neighborhoods, we see the reality daily, including those on the street who rarely make it to shelters. At [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #23: Redressing Homelessness through an NYC 2022 Ballot Proposal2021-11-18T19:38:06-05:00
6 10, 2021

Library Connections in Remote Times #22: Introducing Our Three-Part Roundtable Series on NYC’S Racial Justice Commission

2021-10-15T11:44:41-04:00

By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian Getting Started This semester the library will focus its monthly virtual roundtables on the work of the NYC Racial Justice Commission, convened in March 2021 by Mayor de Blasio. The Commision is tasked with creating reforms [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #22: Introducing Our Three-Part Roundtable Series on NYC’S Racial Justice Commission2021-10-15T11:44:41-04:00
12 08, 2021

Library Connections in Remote Times #21: Feminism, Solidarity, and Intersectional Work

2021-10-15T12:43:26-04:00

Local Politics Part 4: A View from Queens  By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services   We concluded the Library’s Local Politics series with a focus on women in politics and on the borough of Queens. Carolyn Tran ran for City Council in District 25, which [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #21: Feminism, Solidarity, and Intersectional Work2021-10-15T12:43:26-04:00