YALS 2017 Spring Resources: Libraries as Refuge for Marginalized Youth

In the Spring 2017 issue of YALS, (digital edition available now
to members & subscribers via the Members Only section of the YALSA website) Rica G shares her experience of teaching Hip Hop as a way of life and a means to empower youth. Her article includes references and resources that shouldn’t be missed. The full list of those resources follows:

Brundin, Jenny. “Denver Teachers, Students Are Confronting The Anxiety Of A Trump Presidency.”CPR.org. November 16, 2016. http://www.cpr.org/news/story/denver-teachers-students-are-confronting-the-anxiety-of-a-trump-presidency

Debraski, Sara, Finney, Meg, Kolderup, Gretchen, Lalitha Nataraj, et al. “Core Professional Values for the Teen Services Profession,” Young Adult Library Services Association, July 25, 2015, http://www.ala.org/yalsa/sites/ala.org.yalsa/files/content/YALSA_CoreProfessionalValues.pdf.

National Safe Space. “What is Safe Place?” Nationalsafespace.org. December 22, 2016. http://nationalsafeplace.org/what-is-safe-place/

Offerdahl, Kate, Evangelides, Alicia, and Powers, Maggie. “Overcoming Youth Marginalization: Conference Report and Policy Recommendations,”Columbia University in the State of New York, June 2014, http://www.un.org/youthenvoy/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Columbia-Youth-Report-FINAL_26-July-2014.pdf.

“Supporting Youth in the Post 2016 Election Climate.” Wikis.ala.org/yalsa. Last modified December 22, 2016. http://wikis.ala.org/yalsa/index.php/Supporting_Youth_in_the_Post-2016_Election_Climate

Ravits, Jessica. “Calls to crisis and suicide prevention hotlines surge post-election.” CNN.com. Last modified November 16, 2016. http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/11/health/election-crisis-suicide-prevention-hotlines/

Rowling, J.K. The Prisoner of Azkaban. New York: Scholastic, 1999.

“Ten Days After: Harassment and Intimidation in the Aftermath of the Election.”Splcenter.org. November 29, 2016. https://www.splcenter.org/20161129/ten-days-after-harassment-and-intimidation-aftermath-election.

“The Post-Election Library.” Programminglibrarian.org. November 11, 2016. http://www.programminglibrarian.org/articles/post-election-library

“Webinars on Demand.” Ala.org/yalsa.”January 18, 2017. http://www.ala.org/yalsa/onlinelearning/webinars/webinarsondemand

Young Adult Library Services Association. “Three Year Organizational Plan 2016-2016,” ALA.org/Yalsa. April 27, 2016. http://www.ala.org/yalsa/sites/ala.org.yalsa/files/content/OrgPlanAdoption_AN16.pdf.

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