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Friends Peace & Sanctuary

Connecting renowned book artists with individuals who have resettled to Philadelphia from Syria and Iraq, the Friends, Peace, & Sanctuary project has worked to create and share artworks that generate a deeper sense of belonging for immigrants and a deeper sense of empathy here in the United States.

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Libraries win the 2019 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

Each year, the Association for College and Research Libraries recognizes an outstanding community college, college and university library with an Excellence award to honor the accomplishments of academic librarians and staff who work together as a team to develop libraries that are outstanding in furthering the educational missions of their institutions.

In choosing Swarthmore, the ACRL noted "the social justice theme that infused all of the work presented in Swarthmore College's materials made them a standout, exemplifying their team approach and thoughtful integration of values."


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