WBUR: New effort will preserve Teen Voices, a Boston magazine that embraced girls’ complexities

WBUR: New effort will preserve Teen Voices, a Boston magazine that embraced girls’ complexities. “Written by and for teen girls, especially girls of color, Teen Voices started publishing in 1990. Over its 20-plus years, it evolved from a newsprint ‘zine, circulated within Boston, to a glossy newsstand magazine with international readers and contributors.”

Deadline: Eva Longoria, Charles D. King Creating Diverse Crew Members Database For Studios – Produced By

Deadline: Eva Longoria, Charles D. King Creating Diverse Crew Members Database For Studios – Produced By. “Producers Eva Longoria and Charles D. King shared their frustrations today at the Produced By conference, relating that studios tell them they looked for diverse crew members, but couldn’t find any. MACRO CEO King and UnbeliEVAble Entertainment founder Longoria said they are creating a database of diverse talent they can present to studios when faced with that question.”

Library of Congress: Connecting Communities Digital Initiative Announces Second Round of Grant Opportunities for Libraries, Archives, Museums and Higher Education Institutions

Library of Congress: Connecting Communities Digital Initiative Announces Second Round of Grant Opportunities for Libraries, Archives, Museums and Higher Education Institutions. “Educational and cultural institutions that seek to amplify the stories of Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, and other communities of color by using the Library’s digital collections are invited to apply for the second round of grant opportunities through the Of the People: Widening the Path Connecting Communities Digital Initiative at the Library of Congress.”

Digital Inclusion Navigator: A platform to help bridge digital divide for billions (World Economic Forum)

World Economic Forum: Digital Inclusion Navigator: A platform to help bridge digital divide for billions. “The Forum’s EDISON Alliance has launched a new tool to share best practices in expanding digital inclusion: the Digital Inclusion Navigator. The Navigator is open to all, and will ultimately convene and share the best ideas and practices of the digital inclusion policymaking community the world over.”

The Verge: Google reports increased Black and Latinx representation in the US

The Verge: Google reports increased Black and Latinx representation in the US. “The company saw its ‘largest increases in representation of Black and Latinx Googlers in the US ever’ at 20 percent and 8 percent respectively year over year, according to chief diversity officer Melonie Parker. Google also reported improved leadership representation of Black, Latinx and Native American employees by 27 percent, Parker says. But some data shows there is still more work to be done.”

AdWeek: Raça Magazine and FCB Brasil Launch Digital Tool to Amplify Black Voices

AdWeek: Raça Magazine and FCB Brasil Launch Digital Tool to Amplify Black Voices. “According to the publication and agency, on average, people use only 33 characters when they tweet, while the platform allows for up to 280 characters. The digital tool automatically fills in the unused space with Black references and information matching the topic someone is tweeting about. The database of references is also based on 25 years of articles published on Raça Magazine.”

Fast Company: Can social media be anything but toxic? This new app wants to try

Fast Company: Can social media be anything but toxic? This new app wants to try. “…I have enjoyed my time touring the invite-only app Somewhere Good. Developed by the team behind Ethel’s Club—a work and social club for people of color that recently evolved into a wellness platform—Somewhere Good has raised $3.75 million in investment to build a new social network focused on healthy conversations for Black and other underrepresented users.”

Call for Applications: New Archive Fellowship Seeks to Write More Inclusive Histories of Craft (Hyperallergic)

Hyperallergic: Call for Applications: New Archive Fellowship Seeks to Write More Inclusive Histories of Craft. “Six Center for Craft Archive Fellows will receive a $5,000 grant to conduct research in an archive of their choosing. Fellows may engage in both conventional and innovative approaches to archival research. In order to make the research accessible to a wide audience, fellows will participate in a joint virtual program presented by the Center for Craft and the American Craft Council and have the opportunity to publish in a Special Issue on Hyperallergic in Summer 2023.”

PR Newswire: Celebrity Cruises Launches All-inclusive Campaign Featuring Work by World-renowned Photographer Annie Leibovitz and Others to Change the Faces in Travel Marketing (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: Celebrity Cruises Launches All-inclusive Campaign Featuring Work by World-renowned Photographer Annie Leibovitz and Others to Change the Faces in Travel Marketing (PRESS RELEASE). “Recognizing the need to improve the representation of all people who travel in marketing materials, the new-luxury cruise line has created both a new campaign and the world’s first free to use, ‘open source’ travel image library. The campaign and collection – ‘The All-Inclusive Photo Project’ (AIPP) – aims to start a movement, calling on travel companies to help address the lack of diversity in travel marketing imagery.”

HathiTrust: Introducing HathiTrust Digital Collection Principles

HathiTrust: Introducing HathiTrust Digital Collection Principles. “The Collection Principles will lead us beyond our origins in mass digitization towards deliberate collection building and management essential for our 200+ members and the public that uses HathiTrust…. The principles recognize, and newly articulate, needs and opportunities in how we conduct our stewardship now and into the future. Based on these principles, we will orient our collections work toward justice, equity, and wide representation, and toward resilience in response to the changing economic, social, and environmental conditions in which we all work.”

PR Newswise: Gale Primary Sources Release New Archives Dedicated to Underrepresented Histories (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: Gale Primary Sources Release New Archives Dedicated to Underrepresented Histories (PRESS RELEASE). “Gale, part of Cengage Group, is supporting academic initiatives in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) with the release of six new archives on the Gale Primary Sources (GPS) platform. These archives explore the stories of LGBTQ+ communities worldwide, women, Native Americans and other underrepresented communities.”

Professor: How TikTok can affect marginalized communities (Arizona State University)

Arizona State University: Professor: How TikTok can affect marginalized communities. “If you jumped on TikTok Monday morning, you might have seen a video of a toddler talking to herself in front of a mirror, a rooster wearing blue pants or a three-minute makeup tutorial: Fun, harmless stuff from the social media site that boasts more than 800 million active users, including 60 million in the United States alone. But in a panel series held the last two weekends, the focus was not on silly, 30-second videos, but on the experience on TikTok for marginalized creators.”