Something New

On Wednesdays we wear pink, but on Tuesdays we spotlight someone or a group/business/organization doing the real work. The very work that I exist to support. I am not a bystander in the world of advocating for teenagers. There are so many of us, and I look forward to introducing them to you. There are … More Something New

Show up for Greta, Little Miss Flint, & Other Teenage Political Activists

Sixteen year-old Greta Thurberg is in the news for sailing across the Atlantic to speak to the US Congress and at the United Nations General Assembly on climate change. And she is being vilified for it by talking heads who believe she: 1 – was brainwashed into activism by her environmentalist parents;2 – is mentally … More Show up for Greta, Little Miss Flint, & Other Teenage Political Activists

The American Library Association’s Annual Let-down

The American Library Association’s Annual Conference is this weekend. It’s camp for library workers, but not just public librarians like me (that’s who PLA’s biannual conference is for). International, school, academic, business, medical, government; if it has a library, it’s represented at ALA’s Annual Conference. So imagine my surprise when I perused the schedule and … More The American Library Association’s Annual Let-down