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July 29, 2022 48 mins

*There were technical issues during the recording of this episode. We apologize for any minor disruptions*

In this episode, we talk with Tracie D. Hall, Executive Director of the American Library Association, about how diversifying library staff is essential to the future of the library profession and how individuals can advocate for themselves and find opportunities to work with mentors or to mentor others. Hall discusses how her own background and experiences have shaped her view of library work, as well as the critical role that history, the arts, and libraries play in our communities. 
Date of interview: May 19, 2022
Hosts: Ericka Brunson-Rochette and Melissa Anderson

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