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CCL Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force: Members

Members & Initiatives: Current

2019-2020 Members: 

  • Kathleen Dreyer (BMCC)
  • Lisa Finder (LACUNY-Hunter)
  • Raquel Gabriel (Law)
  • Kristin Hart (Queens)
  • Brian Lym (Hunter)
  • Mary Mallery (Brooklyn, Chair)
  • Ian McDermott (LACUNY-LaGuardia)
  • Kenneth Schlesinger (Lehman)
  • Maura Smale (City Tech)

2019-2020 Initiatives:

  • Create DEI LibGuide for improved access to Task Force information and resources

  • LACUNY Multicultural and Diversity Roundtable revival and collaboration

  • Following up o CCL Mentoring and Retention Survey 2018 recommendations

  • Collaborating on planning and implementation of annual LEAD Workshops for CUNY librarians

Members & Initiatives: 2018-2019

2018-2019 Members:

  • Kathleen Dreyer (BMCC)
  • Lisa Finder (LACUNY-Hunter)
  • Kristin Hart (Queens)
  • Mary Mallery (Brooklyn, Chair)
  • Kenneth Schlesinger (Lehman)
  • Maura Smale (City Tech)

2018-2019 Initiatives:

  • Editorial Discussion on new book: Implementing Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:  A Handbook for Academic Libraries.,Brian Lym and Kenneth Schlesinger, co-editors, August 12, 2019
  • Participating in CUNY Mind the Gap Conference and ALA Conference DEI sessions and collecting DEI resources in CCL Academic Works document
  • CCL Implicit Bias in the Workplace Workshop conducted by Anthony Brown, Chief Diversity Officer at Brooklyn College, March 11, 2019
  • LACUNY  Multicultural and Diversity Roundtable revival and collaboration
  • LEAD Workshop on Mentoring for all CUNY librarians, May 14, 2019 at LAGCC.
  • Updating online Resources for Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Faculty at: https://commons.gc.cuny.edu/groups/cuny-council-of-chief-librarians/docs/recruiting-and-retaining-a-diverse-library-faculty/ (must sign in to view)
  • Following up on CCL Mentoring and Retention Survey 2018 recommendations 

Members & Initiatives: 2017-2018

2017-2018 Members:

  • Kathleen Dreyer (BMCC)
  • Lisa Finder (LACUNY-Hunter)
  • Kristin Hart (Queens)
  • Wilma Jones (CSI-Ex Officio)
  • Julie Lim (Law)
  • Kenneth Schlesinger (Lehman)
  • Maura Smale (City Tech, Chair)

2017-2018 Initiatives: