Sessions Focused on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) - Socials/Celebrations

ALA’s Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS) curated this list for conference attendees who may be interested in sessions targeting equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). The sessions are grouped by session type with definitions to guide attendees through the selections. Please note that this information was curated by ODLOS specifically, there may be some flexibility in each session’s categorization and/or level of understanding. 

Socials/Celebrations may be a formal or informal social event. Some socials may require tickets or RSVPs. 


AILA 40th Anniversary (Registration Requested)
Type: Social
June 21, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Social Responsibilities Round Table 50th Anniversary Social (SRRT)
Type: Social
June 22, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
All are welcome to celebrate the fifty year anniversary of the Social Responsibilities Round Table! There'll be music and snacks along with an incredible speaker and excellent company. Held at the social change-conscious Busboys and Poets restaurant & bookstore (450 K Street NW), this event is co-sponsored by SRRT and the Alternative Press Center. Please join us as we remember fifty years of promoting progressive action in libraries and look forward to many more.

50 Years Strong - A CSK Celebration and Social
Type: Social
June 23, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
This one-hour social invites attendees to celebrate the legacy of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards. Join in for trivia, socializing, and an opportunity to learn more about this historic award.

Type: Social
June 23, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Come join the GLBTRT for fun and refreshments from 6-8pm on Sunday, June 23rd at Green Lantern (1335 Green Ct NW, Washington, DC 20005)! Check out our Facebook for more information! Suggested $5 donation to help cover costs. All are welcome to join us!