Equity & Inclusion – Program Highlights and Outcomes

Citizenship Classes

Programs Offered: 179
Participants: 837
Outcomes: Free and supportive learning spaces to prepare for immigration status changes, including informational presentations and resources.

Community Conversations

Programs Offered: 30
Participants: 212
Outcomes: Quarterly community engagement spaces held from December 2020 through December 2021 featuring guest speakers on key issues, including the Digital Divide, Library Indoor Access, COVID-19 vaccines and Racial Inequities.

INSIDERS Programs

Programs Offered: 30
Participants: 1056
Outcomes: Inclusive learning and social events for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

English Language Learning

Programs Offered: 670
Participants: 6825
Outcomes: Classes and clubs to deepen English language skills taught by SJPL staff and volunteers.

Community Connection Hour

Programs Offered: 49
Participants: 497
Outcomes: Weekly program to connect community to various public services and speaker series.

Numbers are from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Data will be updated annually.