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The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) is extremely pleased to introduce to you our CCDI Junior Fellow, Darshni Patel.
The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) is extremely pleased to introduce to you one of our two CCDI Jr. Fellows: Joshua Ortiz Baco.
The Of the People blog will publish a series of interviews featuring the Library’s summer interns. This is an announcement of the Junior Fellows Program, one of the Mellon-sponsored programs. Forty-two undergraduate and graduate students recently began their participation in the Library’s Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program. The 2021 cohort marks the 30th class of Junior […]
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 […]
The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with an excerpt from the post, “Speaking through Images: Asian American Photographers and Printmakers at the Library of Congress.”
The following is an interview with Antonio Austin, who served as an Archives, History and Heritage Advanced virtual intern in the Prints & Photographs Division from February to April 2021, with a goal of recommending ways to bring historical material to a larger audience in innovative ways. Antonio is working on a PhD in history […]
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.
On April 10, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden spoke with Ivette Feliciano on the PBS Newshour about the “Of the People, Widening the Path” initiative, supported by a $15 million investment from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
On this blog, we plan to regularly feature the interns whose hard work positively impacts the Library. Today’s interview is with a participant in the Library of Congress Internship program (LOCI). Describe your background. I was born and raised in East Los Angeles (East LA), California. Being able to grow up in a community like […]