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  1. Oct 2022
    1. One colleague and fellow beneficiary of LIS diversity initiatives has created a mentorship group for students of color

      Is there a way to make connections with similar groups for technologists of color &c.?

    2. Being a nonwhite librarian playing at whiteness is an isolating and lonely practice

      Some cautious parallels to make with gender and disability where race is not part of the identity mix

    3. those applicants who find success in these diversity programs are those who can successfully replicate necessary whiteness

      Small wonder that white women are the primary beneficiaries of affirmative action.

    4. A genderqueer applicant who has since changed names and gender identities

      A good point -- how can applications be open and welcoming to people whose names have changed? Is there a model or the start of one in the attitudes toward women who have professional experience under more than one name, where the name changes are unrelated to gender-based change?