2019 Presentations

Let’s Talk About Race Workshops 2 & 3. Washington State Libraries (April 2019)

Open Circle: The Messy Middle: Racial Reckoning & Inclusive Reconciliation. guest speaker (April 2019)

Diversity Rocks the Books: Keynote Speaker. City of Holland (February 2019)

Let’s Talk About Race: Workshop series: 1 & 2. City of Milwaukee Libraries (February 2019)

Let’s Talk About Race: Video guide. Project Ready (February 2019)

Let’s Talk About Race. Wisconsin State Libraries webinar (January 2019)

2018 Presentations

First Tuesdays: Let's Talk About Race in StorytimesWashington State Libraries webinar (January 2018)

2017 Presentations

American Libraries Annual Conference "Libraries Are Not Neutral Spaces: Social Justice Advocacy in Librarianship" panelist (June 2017)

American Library Association Annual Conference "Walter Dean Myers Inagural Memorial Lecture" panelist (June 2017)

Public Library Association Inclusion Internship Initiative Master Class Speaker (June 2017) 

Digital Public Library of America's DPLAFestival: Cultural Heritage and Social Change: Libraries Measuring Social Impact [panel] (Libraries4BlackLives Representative) (April 2017)

American Library Association Midwinter Conference "Pop-up Event on Social Justice" (Libraries4BlackLives Representative) (January 2017)

Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History: Community Conversation with Libraries4BlackLives (January 2017)

2016 Presentations

Cultural Heritage and Social Change Summit (Libraries4BlackLives Representative): Institutional Allyship at Southern University at New Orleans (November 2016)

Wisconsin Library Consortium Keynote Speaker: Digibridge (October 2016)

Public Library Association Conference: Shhh! Don't Tell My Mom: Reader's Advisory that everyone can live with ---session at Denver Convention Center (April 2016) [See Prezi] and [Revised Handout] | [Protected Handout] [Tumblr]

2015 Presentations

MAME Pre-Conference Workshop: Familiarizing Teachers with MeL ---session at DoubleTree by Hilton Bay, City Michigan [See Prezi and Canva slides] (November 2015)

Innovation Conversations: DigiBridge with Jessica Anne Liddell ---virtual speaker/online webinar (August 2015)

MeL Webinar Speaker: School Resources --- virtual speaker/online webinar (April 2015)

2014 Presentations

Young Adult Literature Symposium Speaker (YALSA) in Austin, Texas co-presenter with Jenna Goodall from Deerfield Public Library. [Prezi slides] (November 2014)

Michigan Broadband Conference Panel Speaker (October 2014)

Community Literacy Summit: Workshop Speaker ---session at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan [See Prezi Slides] (September 2014)

Speaker for United Way At-Risk Teen College Seminar (in partnership with Grand Valley State University) Presentation entitled: A March through College ---session at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan [See Google Slides] (March 2014)

Michigan Library Association: Spring Institute Panel Speaker (March 2014)