07/22/2021 Using Courage to Confront Bias

Jean Marie Heilig
  • With Jean Heilig and Beth Crist
  • When 07/22/2021 at 12:00p - 1:00p, Mountain Time

Bias is a natural part of the human condition and comes into play in many of our decisions and interactions. We have all experienced bias either personally or directed at others. Responding to bias takes courage. Developing a framework can help us make informed decisions on how to proceed or not. Courage is hard and goes against many of our survival instincts. It can feel risky. But it is how we can positively affect ourselves, our teams, our patrons, our communities, and our libraries. We’ll also explore how to take a stand in a way that is objective, factual, and affirming.

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