Emory to hold online solidarity vigil today for victims of racial violence

The Emory Libraries staff and administrators share the pain and frustration felt by the University and Atlanta communities over the ongoing racial injustice. Emory University will hold an online solidarity vigil today (Friday, June 5) at 4 p.m. to mourn the victims of racial violence and focus on the university’s vision for an anti-racist world. Read more and register at the link included in the article.

Read more: https://news.emory.edu/stories/2020/06/upress_online_vigil_mourn_racist_violence/campus.html

Additionally, Emory Libraries Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee, Library Employees Advocacy Forum, and Librarians’ Assembly Council invite you to a forum to learn about advocacy resources available to you and opportunities to take action against racism, xenophobia, and all forms of oppression. We will also facilitate a conversation to generate ideas for how we can show up for each other in solidarity and integrate anti-oppression work into the fabric of our organization.

When: Monday, June 8, 2020 at 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM in (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).

Location: https://emory.zoom.us/j/91247861840.

For more information, please contact Saira Raza at saira [dot] raza [at] emory [dot] edu or Becky Sherman at rebecca [dot] thaler [dot] sherman [at] emory [dot] edu.

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