Awareness · Libraries · Media

Empowerment through Libraries

In the summer of 2011, I decided to reach out to activist poets about their thoughts on community involvement in libraries. I pitched the idea around and nothing came of it. But, in the 21st century, everyone has a blog and voice, so here it goes... I couldn't just let it die. If only my… Continue reading Empowerment through Libraries

Awareness · Libraries

Save NYC Libraries, please. :)

It's that time of year and unfortunately, the threat of budget cuts looms, and NYC libraries are in trouble. Last year, I wrote a similar blog post: Help NYC Libraries and here I am again... asking for some help for our beloved NYC libraries. Urban Librarians Unite and Save NYC Libraries have a few advocacy… Continue reading Save NYC Libraries, please. ðŸ™‚

Awareness · Geekiness

For International Women’s Day – my favorite women writers of Filipino heritage

Inspired by @shinyinfo's tweet: "Do you know what would be great for International Women's Day? Recommendations for books written by not white american women" I read this, and I definitely agree, and I decided to share my favorite writers, who are not white American women. I also made the decision to highlight my favorite women… Continue reading For International Women’s Day – my favorite women writers of Filipino heritage