Join us to examine the forces creating and sustaining inequality, to celebrate transformative efforts to disrupt those forces, and to highlight tools that librarians and other information professionals can use to help secure equality in their communities.
Milton Public Library
476 Canton Ave, Milton, MA
Featuring Special Guests
Associate Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany SUNY and author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Punish, Police, and Profile the Poor
Director of the Institute for Policy Studies’ Program on Inequality and the Common Good, editor of Inequality.org, and author of Is Inequality in America Irreversible? and Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good.
And Celebrating the Work of Our Inaugural Civil Liberties Champion Award Recipient
Assistant Professor of English at Salem State and co-creator of the website Torn Apart / Separados, a data visualization of “zero tolerance” detention centers for asylum seekers.
View Torn Apart / Separados at: http://xpmethod.plaintext.in/torn-apart/volume/2/index
And read about its creation at: https://www.wired.com/story/ice-is-everywhere-using-library-science-to-map-child-separation/
For more information contact IFSRC Co-Chair Jacqueline Rafferty at firstname.lastname@example.org.