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CCDI Awardee Hoboken Public Library Explores the Puerto Rican Experience in America

Posted by: Isabel Brador

The Hoboken Public Library (HPL) is one of CCDI’s 2024 Libraries, Archives and Museum Awardees. The team began their project in December 2023 and will be presenting about their work at CCDI’s upcoming Summer Fuse 2024 event in Washington, D.C.  HPL is receiving $69,449.39 for their project, “The Puerto Rican Experience in Hoboken and America,” which explores …

Recording of CCDI’s 2023 Awardee Project Celebration Available Online!

Posted by: Isabel Brador

The recording of the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative’s  2023 Awardee Project Celebration is now available online!  CCDI’s Higher Education and Libraries, Archives and Museums awardees wowed audiences with their projects and shared their experiences using and re-mixing the Library’s digital collection collections. Keep reading below for a brief synopsis of each project.   University of …

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Register Now for CCDI’s Summer Fuse 2024

Posted by: Isabel Brador

Join us!  The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) will host its third Annual Summer Fuse event on Monday, June 24, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EDT. This virtual event will feature presentations from our 2024 CCDI Award Recipients, a Community-Engaged AI Panel, and CCDI Junior Fellows and AHHA intern.    Click here to register for the event! …

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CCDI Interns Explore the Power and Possibilities of Words with the Mary Church Terrell Papers

Posted by: Brian Foo

In the fall of 2023, Ide Amari Thompson and Madeline Toombs participated in the Archives, History and Heritage Advanced Internship Program (AHHA) as interns with the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) team. During their 10-week remote internship, they explored how transcript data of the Library’s Mary Church Terrell Papers could enable new forms of storytelling …