The Libraries in Health Sciences Curriculums Caucus (LiHSC) stands in solidarity with the African American Medical Librarians Alliance Caucus and the many MLA members and caucuses who have already put forth statements condemning police brutality.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are values of the Nursing and Allied Health Resources and Services Caucus (NAHRS). In accordance with MLA’s vision and values, NAHRS interprets diversity as understanding, accepting, and valuing differences.
The mission of the PDI Caucus is to further the precise, accurate dissemination of information on prescription and nonprescription drugs to both clinical professionals and the lay population. Part of this mission is supporting members in a diverse and inclusive environment.
As the chair of the Research Caucus, I want to express my solidarity and love for our Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) library community members. I can only imagine the pain, trauma, and exhaustion that you have been experiencing as you have seen the images of anti-Black violence.
The Social Justice and Health Disparities Caucus of MLA expresses our collective horror at the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis. Police violence toward Black Americans is one of the many detrimental health disparities our caucus organizes to address.