UW Tacoma is situated on the land of the Puyallup people. The UW Tacoma Library recognizes the Puyallup Tribe and its elders past and present for their ongoing efforts to sustain tribal sovereignty, preserve their culture, and care for this place.
I see the toll COVID19 has had on our lives, loved ones, communities, and on our paths of learning. Please know that I will do what I can to be mindful of your circumstances without intruding, and that I will bring empathy and caring to our conversations.
We at the UW Tacoma Library stand in solidarity with our Black community and other communities of color. We condemn police brutality. We are committed to doing the anti-racist work that needs to be done — including dismantling the ways libraries, universities, and our own institution have been complicit in anti-blackness and institutionalized racism.
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