Professional Development Committee

“Libraries Fostering Civic Engagement” (Special Focus Series)

Building Relationships That Create Change

Miguel Guajardo, Associate Professor, Texas Sate University, San Marcos
& Francisco Guajardo, Associate Professor, University of Texas-Pan

When: October 4th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm

Where: HL 2K

Description: For the last two decades the Guajardo brothers have been focused on
building the capacity of communities to advance social change. Civic engagement requires information professionals to be active leaders of change that honors the collective wisdom and stories of our communities. The professors demonstrated how we can bridge the gap between issues of education, access, citizenship, and identity formation.