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Discussion: Applying Cultural Humility to Practice

Class Details

Want to learn more about applying cultural humility to practice? Join us for a re-broadcast of a previous webinar, followed by a live discussion! The discussion will NOT be recorded.

Twanna Hodge (she/her/hers) will share and overview and updates and then facilitate a group discussion. After you register, please respond to the two questions at this link to help us prepare for the discussion:

Just over a year ago, Bobbi Newmann of the Greater Midwest Regional Library arranged and hosted the Kernel of Knowledge Webinar "Integrating Cultural Humility into Practice" which was presented by Twanna Hodge, MLIS. The original webinar can be found here:

For this webinar, hosted by the Community of Practice, we will re-broadcast that original webinar. After the video, Twanna Hodge will provide a recap and updates since that original webiar and facilitate the following discussion.

Friday, August 7, 2020
1:00 - 2:30 pm Eastern
1:00 - 1:10 - Welcome & Introductions
1:10 - 1:50 - Re-Broadcast
1:50 - 2:30 - Overview, updates and discussion

More about the discussion facilitator: Twanna Hodge (she/her/hers) is the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Librarian at the University of Florida Libraries. She holds a BA in Humanities from the University of the Virgin Islands and an MLIS from the University of Washington. She is the National Conference of African American Librarians XI Conference Programming Committee co-chair, Association of College and Research Libraries Residency Interest Group – Social Media and Communications team leader and more. Her research interests are diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility issues and efforts in the LIS curriculum and workplace, library residencies and fellowships, cultural humility in librarianship, and the retention of minority library staff in librarianship. She is a 2013 Spectrum Scholar and 2018 ALA Emerging Leader.

More about the Community of Practice: The brand new Consumer Health Community of Practice ( has been created as a digital space, primarily for public library workers who work in and or are interested in health information and related activities and outreach. This online community is funded entirely by the All of Us Research Project. The community of practice exists to connect library workers to each other, engage in meaningful discussions, and platform and share information about key resources and events that are valuable to those who want to make sure the public has easy access to critical and trusted health information.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Aug 7, 2020
1:00PM - 2:30PM ET
Rachel Gatewood, All of Us Instructional Designer
Continuing Education Credits: 

Class Overview

KernelOfKnowledge_0.pngThe Kernel of Knowledge is an expert-speaker webinar series from the Greater Midwest Region which provides one-hour sessions on topics of interest to Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) members throughout the year. Sessions are scheduled on an ongoing basis, check back often for upcoming presentations! All Kernel of Knowledge sessions are eligible for 1.0 contact hour of Medical Library Association continuing education credit.

Webinars from this series are recorded. Recordings can be found on the main page for this series or on our YouTube channel