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Connecting Communities Digital Initiative – Higher Education Grant

Posted by: Laurie Allen

In this post, we invite minority serving higher education institutions to learn about a new grant program funded by the Connecting Community Digital Initiative to use technology to connect the Library's digital materials to the experiences and perspectives of Black, Indigenous, and members of other communities of color.

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Connecting Communities Digital Initiative – Grant to Libraries Archives and Museums

Posted by: Laurie Allen

In this post, we invite libraries, archives, and museums to learn about a new grant program funded by the Connecting Community Digital Initiative to use technology to connect the Library's digital materials to the experiences and perspectives of Black, Indigenous, and members of other communities of color.

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Connecting Communities Digital Initiative Advisory Board

Posted by: Laurie Allen

The Library of Congress is thrilled to announce the members of the first advisory board for the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative, part of the Of the People: Widening the Path program. Together and separately, this group has rich and deep experience using digital tools and approaches in libraries, archives, and other sites of cultural memory to center the lives, experiences and perspectives of communities of color.

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Now Hiring! Program Director, Connecting Communities Digital Initiative

Posted by: Kate Zwaard

I am SO THRILLED to share that we are now accepting applications for the Program Director of the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI), part of our Of the People: Widening the Path initiative. This position reports to the Library’s Digital Strategy Director (me!). The person in this position will lead this exciting new effort to …

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Connecting Communities Digital Initiative: An Interview with Cheryl Ingraham

Posted by: Leah Weinryb-Grohsgal

An interview with Cheryl Ingraham, a Library of Congress program specialist who has joined us temporarily to help launch the Of the People initiative. Cheryl has helped us build and communicate about the new Connecting Communities Digital Initiative. I interviewed Cheryl about how her experience and interests support her work with Of the People to harness technological innovation to amplify the histories of racial and ethnic minorities and connect all Americans with the Library of Congress.