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Community, Diversity and Equality Group aims to:

  • work towards development of a diverse library and information workforce; one that supports communities to achieve sustainable needs-based services.

Community, Diversity and Equality Group achieves these by:

  • Providing a forum for progressive, socially responsible views on library and information issues.
  • Supporting and advocating on behalf of library workers who believe that libraries are agents of social change, with the power to transform the lives of individuals and communities
  • Developing partnerships and strategic alliances with voluntary and statutory organisations, nationally and internationally, engaged with libraries and the struggle for social justice.
  • Conducting campaigns and raise wider awarness of library and information activities that promote social justice.
  • Monitoring, evaluating and challenging our professional values, with special emphasis on embedding diversity and equality across all aspects of CILIP's work.
  • Promoting and working to improve freedom of access to information.
  • Promoting and working to improve accessibility of information in all formats.
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