Posts by Ryan Clover-Owens
Still here.. A reflection about Durland Alternatives Library
EDITORIAL BY LIBRARY DIRECTOR RYAN CLOVER-OWENS Last March the library closed in accordance with Cornell’s safety response to Covid-19. This of course completely shut down our circulation of materials, live events, and plans… While the library couldn’t operate, Prisoner Express, which provides correspondence and programming to thousands of prisoners around the US was in need…Read More
First Voices Radio!
Happy Indigenous People’s Day! It’s with great honor on this occasion to announce a library partnership with First Voices Radio, hosted by Tiokasin Ghosthorse. First Voices Radio is a Voice for Indigenous Issues, Concerns, Cultures and Customs. Since 1992, “First Voices Radio” has been exploring global topics and issues of critical importance to the preservation…Read More
Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendars!
Every year the Alternatives Library keeps a stack of these calendars available for patrons to purchase. Since the library is closed due to Covid-19, I wanted to share the announcement and link to buy calendars here. from Certain Days… We are happy to announce that pre-sales for the 2021 Certain Days calendar (OUR 20th EDITION) have begun! Order now and…Read More
Impacts of Plastic Virtual Summit, 9/17 – 9/20
We are thrilled to announce the lineup and program for the A-Z Impacts of Plastic Summit happening LIVE this week from Thursday – Sunday 9/17 – 9/20. The Alternatives Library has been involved in helping to produce this online event and emphasize alternatives to fossil fuel powered economy and lifestyle. Registration is free and includes…Read More
Apply today – Community Tech Support
Community Tech Support Agent – Work Study Position Help resolve support tickets for nonprofit and community organizations who are adapting to online events and organizing. As a support agent you will be able to help solve technical questions, research solutions, and also improve your own technical skills. You’ll be on a small team and assigned…Read More
Apply today – Podcast Publisher
Podcast Publisher – First Voices Indigenous Radio – Work Study Position The Alternatives Library has an opportunity to help make First Voices Indigenous Radio become available to millions of people as a podcast. The weekly radio show has dozens of episodes that “brings to the airwaves the experiences, perspectives and struggles of Indigenous people who…Read More
CUSLAR Fall Spanish classes online! Starting Sept 22
Our friends at CUSLAR (Committee for US Latin American Relations) are hosting their Fall 2020 Spanish classes online beginning 9/22. Now, wherever you are, you can improve your Spanish with the supportive environment and expert instruction in CUSLAR classes. They’re offering 2 levels this fall, with the same small classes and a fee that’s competitive…Read More