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Diversity Week at the Library

2019 Diversity Week

Committee members:
Megan Haught (chair), Amy Dovydiatis, Patricia Hall, Susan MacDuffee, Tim Walker

Workshops:

Introduction to Bookbinding Workshop - Chris Saclolo and Megan Haught
Fiber Arts for Everyone - interactive partnership with Orange County Library System
Films: After Equality, & TEDTalks: Mary Bassett - Why your doctor should care about social justice - Patricia Hall
Henna Art with Priya - freehand henna art designs
DIVerse Families Bibliography - Kristine Shrauger and Amy Dovydaitis
Weavers of Orlando - interactive fiber arts
Film: Children Left Behind - Tim Walker
Books & Bowties Pop Up Library - Amy Dovydaitis, David Benjamin, Patricia Hall, and Susan MacDuffee
Open Heart Open Mic - Andrew Hackler and Megan Haught
Film: AWAKE, a dream from Standing Rock - Megan Haught
‚ÄčAccessible Spirit Splash - Tim Walker and Megan Haught

Activities and Displays:

Empowering Equity for All: How do we get there from here? - add a note with your ideas for how to empower equity for all at UCF
We Come From All Over - add a pin to the map showing where you have lived
DIVerse Families Bibliography Display - at Curriculum Materials Center

Featured Bookshelf: UCF Celebrates Diversity

2018 Diversity Week

Committee members:
Megan Haught (chair), Amy Dovydiatis, Katie Kirwan, Joan Reynolds, Tim Walker

Workshops:

Zine Workshop - Chris Saclolo and Megan Haught
‚ÄčOrange County Library System Crafts Mens Meetup - interactive partnership
DIVerse Families Bibliography - Kristine Shrauger and Amy Dovydaitis
Weavers of Orlando - interactive fiber arts
Diversity in High Tech - Challenges and Opportunities for Future Leaders - Tim Walker
Henna Art with Priya - freehand henna art designs
Open Heart Open Mic - Megan Haught
Starting a Family Search - Rich Gause
Film: Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria - Megan Haught
 

Activities and Displays:

A New Day Dawns - add a note saying what you hope tomorrow brings at UCF (127 notes)
We Come From All Over - add a pin to the map showing where you have lived (383 pins)
DIVerse Families Bibliography Display - at Curriculum Materials Center

 

Movies Shown in 3rd floor Media Area:

Billie Jean King: A Female Tennis Champion
To Be Takei: A Star's Trek for Life, Liberty and Love
I Am Divine
Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story
Young Lakota: A Native American Leader Fights for Reproductive Rights
Life on the Line: Coming of Age Between Nations
Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth
My So-Called Enemy: Celebrating Diversity, Interfaith and Intercultural Understanding
Show Me Democracy: Student Activism Amidst the Uprising in Ferguson

 

 

Featured Bookshelf: UCF Celebrates Diversity

2017 Diversity Week

Committee Members:
Megan Haught (chair), Cindy Dancel, Tim Walker

Workshops:

Zine Workshop - Chris Saclolo and Megan Haught
The Weavers of Orlando - interactive fiber arts
Open Hearts Open Mic - Megan Haught
Starting a Family Search - Rich Gause

Activities:

How Do You Inspire Inclusion? - add a leaf saying how they inspire inclusion at UCF
We Come From All Over - add a pin to a map where they have lived

Featured Bookshelf: UCF Celebrates Diversity

2016 Library Diversity Week

Committee Members:
Megan Haught (chair), Joan Reynolds, Jamie LaMoreaux, Kate Malachina, Andrew Hackler

Workshops:

Express Your Diversity - guided creative expression time with Carrie Moran
The Weavers of Orlando (set up next to RAID)
Mango Languages Overview - Rachel Mulvihill
Learn Russian with Kate - Kate Malahina
Starting Genealogy Research - Rich Gause
Learn Tagalog with Ven - Ven Basco

Activities:

“Who Inspires You” Wall - both sides of glass wall at entrance
Photographs and short bios posted of 40 people suggested by the committee
Dry erase easel was available with sticky notes and permanent markers for students to post who inspires them
Results: 774 sticky notes posted.

Featured Bookshelf post: Diversity Month