Diversity & Inclusion at ABA



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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources for Bookstores


Importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

10 Benefits of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace


Strategy & Operations


DEI Hiring Practices & Supporting Staff


DEI Strategy


DEI Training

  • Extension Foundation DEI Trainings

  • Hollaback! is an organization that aims to end harassment in all forms. It offers free and customized training on bystander intervention, responding to harassment, conflict de-escalation, and more.


DEI Auditing


Entrepreneurship / Starting a Business



Marketing & Communications 


Education & Awareness



About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.



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