Book to Action 2021 – Equity

 

Library: Anaheim Public Library
Book: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi
Community Partners: Community Action Partnership of Orange County, OC Racial Justice Collaborative, Project Rebound – CSUF and OC Reforma
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Guadalupe Gomez

 

 

Library: Burlingame Public Library
Book: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
Accompanying Title: Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds by Brown
Community Partners: Climate Justice Alliance and the SURJ
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Elaine Tai

 

 

Library: Chula Vista Public Library – Otay Ranch Branch
Book: Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X Kendi AND Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds
Community Partners: The Alliance San Diego and the Alliance of Californians Community Empowerment
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Mara Cabrera

 

 

Library: County of San Luis Obispo Public Libraries
Book: Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-Winning Stamped from the Beginning by Jason Reynold & Ibram X Kendi
Community Partners: R.A.C.E. Matters SLO and the SLO County Sheriff CAT (Community Action Teams) in law enforcement
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Margaret Kensinger-Klopfer

 

 

Library: Goleta and Santa Ynez Valley Libraries
Book: They Called Us Enemy by George Takei
Community Partners: UCSB Japanese Student Association and the Black Lives Matter Santa Barbara
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Allison Gray

 

 

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Library: Hayward Public Library
Book: Just Mercy by Bryan Stephenson (English, Spanish, and YA)
Community Partners: Hayward chapter of the NAACP and the Eden Area Interfaith Council
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Sally Thomas

 

 

 

Library: Los Angeles Public Library System – Felipe de Neve Branch
Book: Your House Will Pay by Steph Cha
Accompanying Title: They Called Us Enemy by George Takei
Community Partners: Koreatown Youth + Community Center (KYCCLA) and A Racial Reconciliation organization
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Susan Fukushima

 

 

Library: Nevada County Community Library
Book: The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Community Partners: The California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project (CHIRP) and the Nevada County Arts Council
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Laura Pappani & Megan Lloyd

 

 

Library: OC Public Libraries – Garden Grove Main Library
Book: So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Accompanying Title: I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina
Community Partners: OC Human Relations (Nonprofit)
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Anna Dalin

 

 

Library: Oceanside Public Library
Book: The Fire This Time edited by Jesamyn Wards
Community Partners: North County San Diego NAACP and the North County African American Women’s Association
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Monica Chapa Domercq

 

 

Library: Palo Alto City Library
Book: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
Accompanying Title: Anti-Racist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi
Community Partners: Showing Up for Racial Justice Bay Area
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Alison de Geus

 

 

Library: Riverside County Law Library
Book: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson / Cuestión de justicia Spanish on OD only
Community Partners: The Riverside County Bar Association, the Inland County Legal Services and the Inland Empire Latino Lawyer’s Association
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Jenna Pontious

 

 

Library: Riverside Public Library
Book: Choosing Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct by Forni
Community Partners: Office of Sustainability
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Joseph Garcia

 

 

 

Library: Santa Barbara Public Library
Book: The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom
Community Partners: Healing Justice and the Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Jen Lemberger

 

 

Library: Santa Cruz Public Library
Book: Dear America: Notes of An Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas
Community Partners: Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries and Watsonville Public Library, the Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County (CAB) Sustainable Economy
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Diane Cowen

 

 

Library: Solano County Library
Book: Just Mercy (Movie Tie in Adult & YA Editions) by Bryan Stevenson / Cuestión de justicia Spanish on OD only
Community Partners: The Club Stride and the Five Keys School
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Brenda Welch

 

 

Library: Sunnyvale Public Library
Book: Dear America: Notes of An Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas
Community Partners: Sunnyvale Community Services and the Fremont Adult & Continuing Education
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Laurie Borchard

 

 

Library: Tulare County Library
Book: Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change by Stacey Abrams
Community Partners: ACT for women and Girls and League of Women Voters Tulare County
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Erika Hawkyard

 

 

Library: Watsonville Public Library
Book: Dear America: Notes of An Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas
Community Partners: Friends of the Watsonville Public Library and Santa Cruz Public Libraries
Summary: pending
Program Coordinator: Watonka Addison

 

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