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Category: Connecting Communities Digital Initiative

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."

A woman records a young man speaking as they sit together at a table

CCDI at the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival

Posted by: Deanna McCray-James

Guest post by Sara Augustin, a 2023 Office of Communications Junior Fellow Of the People: Widening the Path is proud to announce our presence at this year’s Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVFF) which will take place at the Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center in Oak Bluffs, MV next week. Celebrating its 21st year, …

A photo of Janet Tom, a member of the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Advisory Board.

CCDI Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Janet Tom

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Advisory Board advises CCDI staff on program administration, supports initiative outreach activities, and helps the Library imagine ways that it can deepen connections with Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and other communities of color. Its members include nine professionals ranging from senior scholars to …