Check back here regularly for upcoming and recorded civic engagement-related library programs, reading lists, blogs by library staff, and links to digital information resources.
Civic Engagement Blog Posts
Provides access to current and archived coverage from local, U.S. and global news sources. This resource also provides free access to the East Bay Times from December 2018 – present, and Contra Costa Times from June 1995 – April 2016.
This news institution has been around for almost as long as California has been a state. They take journalism seriously, and provide information in engaging ways.
Like Explora, this provides ready reference on many topics but it goes a step further, providing points of view for or against an issue, helping to craft an informed stance.
This resource lists a host of publications collected across all of the Library’s digital offerings. It’s a great first stop on your quest for information.
Find funding sources for you or your non-profit. This resource lists foundations, corporate donors, grants, scholarships and more.