Community, Diversity and Equality Group CILIP


Our vision for CDEG

We will work towards development of a diverse library and information workforce; one that supports communities to achieve sustainable needs-based services.

Our objectives for CDEG

  • Provide a forum for progressive, socially responsible views on library and information issues.
  • Support and advocate on behalf of library workers who believe that libraries are agents of social change, with the power to transform the lives of individuals and communities.
  • Develop partnerships and strategic alliances with voluntary and statutory organizations, nationally and internationally, engaged with libraries and the struggle for social justice.
  • Conduct campaigns and raise wider awareness of library and information activities that promote social justice.
  • Monitor, evaluate and challenge our professional values, with special emphasis on embedding diversity and equality across all aspects of CILIP's work.
  • Promote and work to improve freedom of access to information.
  • Promote and work to improve accessibility of information in all formats.

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