Thursday, August 2 • 3:15pm - 3:30pm
Talk: How Civic Institutions Can Save Democracy (but first they must save themselves)

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Today, as public confidence in institutions is diminishing, libraries are some of the most trusted civic
institutions and are vital resources for the survival of democracy in the digital age. However, if libraries
do not adapt their approaches and structures, they may not be able to save us.

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John Bracken

Executive Director, Digital Public Library of America
John S. Bracken is the executive director of the Digital Public Library of America.  He joined DPLA in December of 2017 after nearly two decades as a philanthropic investor in digital media, media policy and innovation. He most recently served as Vice President for Technology Innovation... Read More →

Thursday August 2, 2018 3:15pm - 3:30pm
[J] Front End Stage 88 5th Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

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