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Developing a charter for inclusion and diversity

Posted by Alexandra Strick on Monday, February 23, 2015,

28 January 2015 saw children’s book publishers coming together with booksellers, teachers, librarians and other key partners to turn discussions around inclusion and diversity into action.  

One of several practical outcomes of this innovative event was the development of a new diversity and inclusion charter, currently open for consultation.

The event (A Place at the Table) was organised by Inclusive Minds, the Publishers Association, the IPG and EQUIP. 


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Are you Inclusively Minded?

Posted by Beth Cox on Friday, January 9, 2015, In : Events 
To tie in with our A Place at the Table event, we've been working on a draft of an 'Everybody In' charter for the publishing industry to which delegate will contribute. Due to popular demand, we've decided to expand on this and create charters for schools, libraries and booksellers as well.

Signatories to the charter will be able to use a 'We're In-clusively Minded' logo on their website, as well have their company name and action points listed on the Inclusive Minds website.

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Halloween horrors

Posted by Alexandra Strick on Thursday, October 31, 2013,

Happy Halloween! 

To mark the occ
asion, Inclusive Minds and Letterbox Library have put our heads together and concocted a list of just a few of the many horrors we have come across surrounding diversity (or rather the lack of it) in children’s books.

So here they are in no particular order –  some of the most dreadful diversity-related crimes against children’s books over the years, guaranteed to shock and scare this Halloween.

1. Lazy shorthand.  It’s everywhere in book...

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Would you like to blog about something?

Posted by Beth Cox on Thursday, April 11, 2013,
Unfortunately, we don't have enough hours in the day to blog about all the things we'd like, but we've added this section because we thought it might be nice to have a range of people writing or blogging about subjects that interest them. 

If you're interested in diversity, accessibility, inclusion and equality in children's books, and you would like to write something for our website, please get in touch.

Your submission could take the form of a casual blog, or a more formal article, but we'd ...

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