SAA Council Statement on White Supremacists’ Actions in Charlottesville, Virginia

August 15, 2017—The Society of American Archivists joins the nation in condemning the racist acts committed by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, on the weekend of August 12. SAA is committed to listening to and supporting the work of its members who are addressing ways in which archives can assist in fighting suppression, intimidation, and violence, and who are actively engaged in furthering SAA’s strategic priority of diversity and inclusion. Be assured of SAA’s commitment and resolve to promote diversity and inclusion within the Society, among the archival community, and in the wider world. 

Read the full statement here.