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A photo of Victoria Dey, a 2023 CCDI Junior Fellow.

CCDI Junior Fellow Spotlight: Victoria Dey, “The Process or The Product: Finding Balance with Institutional Deliverables”

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

In this guest post, Victoria Dey, a Summer 2023 Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Junior Fellow, describes her project, "Guide for Institutional Work With Underrepresented Community Members/Partners."

Apply to the 2024 Junior Fellows Program

Posted by: Donna Sokol

The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its next Junior Fellows Program, a summer internship held remotely and onsite from May 20 to July 26, 2024. This 10-week, full-time paid internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates interested in learning and conducting research using the resources of the largest library in …

A photo of Samiah Sudler-Brooks, a 2023 CCDI Junior Fellow.

CCDI Junior Fellow Spotlight: Samiah Sudler-Brooks, “The Journey to Our Rights: African American Activism from the 1900s-Present Day”

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

In this guest post, Samiah Sudler-Brooks, a Summer 2023 Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Junior Fellow, describes her project, "The Journey to Our Rights: African American Activism from the 1900s-Present Day."

A photo of Erica Quinones, a 2023 CCDI Junior Fellow.

CCDI Junior Fellow Spotlight: Erica Quinones, “Designing Liberation: Printing Queer Latinx Activism in the 1970s”

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

In this guest post, Erica Quinones, a Summer 2023 Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Junior Fellow, describes her project, "Designing Liberation: Printing Queer Latinx Activism in the 1970s."

A photo of Stant Kirtley. (Photo Credit: Frank S. Milburn, September 1947)

2023 CCDI Libraries, Archives, Museums Recipients: Boone County Public Library

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) team interviewed Boone County Public Library (BCPL), one of CCDI's 2023 Libraries, Archives, Museums recipients. This post offers details about their project, "African Americans of the Kentucky Borderlands: Utilizing Library of Congress Collections."

Healthcare is a Right Not a Privilege Mural in South Broadway (Lead muralist Joe Stephenson. Mural apprentices: Pauline Martinez, Angel Pavia, Katia Perez, Izaiah Ramos, and Cristian "Danny" Ruiz.)

2023 CCDI Higher Education Recipients: University of New Mexico

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) team interviewed the University of New Mexico (UNM), one of CCDI's 2023 Higher Education recipients. This post offers details about Dr. Natasha Howard's project, "Remember the South Broadway—Albuquerque, New Mexico's Oldest African American Community."

Morgan Lloyd leads a tour group in The Philadelphia Black Metropolis Walking Tour, an HSP and Black Docent Collective collaborative program that leads guests on a walk through the spaces where Black Philadelphians lived, worshipped, attended school and supported charities and social causes. (Photo Credit: Justina Barrett)

2023 CCDI Libraries, Archives, Museums Recipients: Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) team interviewed Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP), one of CCDI's 2023 Libraries, Archives, Museums recipients. This post offers details about their project, "Resurrecting Voices: The Philadelphia Black Experience."