California Travel Ban
In accordance with California State Legislature Assembly Bill No. 1887, San José State University School of Information’s faculty and staff members will not be able to travel to any state that has enacted a law that discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identify or gender expression.
While we recognize that the American Library Association’s commitment to equity of access rightfully includes states with discriminatory laws, California law prohibits state agencies, including state-funded universities, from supporting employees to travel to states that have enacted discriminatory laws.
At San José State University, we are committed to protecting our students, staff and faculty members from discrimination, including governmental restrictions on the rights of LGBTQ+ community members. In abstaining from attending conferences in states where these rights have been curbed, we stand in solidarity with the many on-the-ground organizations across the nation that are fighting daily to protect the rights of all community members.
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