the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Christian Zabriskie, Executive Director/Founder
Library, School, or Organization Name: Urban Librarians Unite
Co-Presenter Name(s): N/A
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: New York City, NY, USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Library advocates, social justice librarians, early to mid career professionals
Short Session Description (one line): Planning to React This session explores how one tiny organization has been able to make a big impact by being creative, nimble, and fearless.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): Planning to React: Creativity, planning, and community coordination in response to crisis. How thinking ahead helps keep you nimble. Urban Librarians Unite has responded to Hurricane Sandy, the current refugee crisis, and numerous library budget scares. Executive Director and Founder Christian Zabriskie will discuss how a small organization has been able to have a big impact by being creative, nimble, and fearless.
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