This free webinar will feature Lisa Gieskes, coordinator of the Social Responsibilities Round Table () Hunger, Homelessness, and Poverty Task Force, and Julie Winkelstein, Ph.D., University of Tennessee – Knoxville, who will explore resources, best practices and model programs geared towards creating positive library experiences for those experiencing poverty and homelessness.
The Social Responsibilities Round Table () is a unit within the American Library Association. It works to make more democratic and to establish progressive priorities not only for the Association, but also for the entire profession. Concern for human and economic rights was an important element in the founding of and remains an urgent concern today. believes that libraries and librarians must recognize and help solve social problems and inequities in order to carry out their mandate to work for the common good and bolster democracy. ’s main website is hosted at .