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Movers & Shakers
Each year, LJ shines a spotlight on a cohort of about fifty top changemakers who are transforming what it means to be a librarian.
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MOVERS & SHAKERS 2018: Community Builders

Advocates | Change Agents | Community Builders | Digital Developers | Educators | Innovators
Jennifer A. Ferretti
Emma Hernández
Erin Hoopes
Jason Johnson
David Lopez
Allie Stevens
Kristin Treviño
Angel Jewel Tucker
Angel Jewel Tucker

Angel Jewel Tucker

Youth Services Manager
Johnson County Library, Overland Park, KS

The 2013 acquittal of George Zimmerman for killing Trayvon Martin broke Angel Tucker’s heart. Then a young adult librarian at the Central branch of Kansas’s Johnson County Library (JCL) system, located in the metropolitan Kansas City area, Tucker teamed up with a library committee led by civic engagement librarian Louisa Whitfield Smith to host a public, deliberative dialog about...

MOVERS ON THE MAP

Find out how many—and which—Movers are from your home state, province, or country.

PREVIOUS MOVERS

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MOVERS BY CATEGORY

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MOVERS IN THE NEWS

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