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Initial Thoughts on Texas, California and ER&L

I’m saddened to hear about the Texas legislature’s decision to bring to the floor bills on gay adoption and transgender bathroom restriction. I have spent a good amount of time in Texas, putting on the ER&L Conference and the Library IdeaDrop House and visiting family and friends. Even before California decided to prohibit their state employees from spending state money in Texas, I’ve been thinking about the impact of all of this on our ER&L community. We made sure to include gender neutral bathrooms during our conference in 2017. This was the first time this was done at the AT&T...



Working in libraries, I created a thought leadership effort in ER&L and increased our library presences by tapping into the SXSWi Community. Follow me as I sharpen my focus on the questions around our technology-rich lives, the effects on society, and privacy through the lens of the values librarians hold dear – access, privacy, democracy, diversity, and intellectual freedom.