Joint REFORMA NE, AILA, APALA, BCALA and CALA Mini-Conference

Joint REFORMA Northeast, AILA, APALA, BCALA, and CALA

May 18, 2007

Chatham Square

Library

FREE Conference includes Lunch  10:30-11:00 Library Tour

11:10-12:00

How to coordinate new services @ your library: real-life successful cases Working with Teens on Detention by Vikki Terrile  Serving Persons with Disabilities by Carrie Banks and Barbara Klipper  Yoshio Kishi & Irene Yah Ling Sun Collection of Asian Americana: New collection at NYU (presented by APALA) by Dylan Yeats

12:00-1:00

*Lunch & Networking

1:10-2:10

Libraries Serving Multi Ethnic Populations

NYPL/ Donnell Library (presented by CALA) by Hung-Yun Chang and Songqian Lu  Arlington County Public Library, Virginia by Diana Gates, Multicultural Services Manager at

Arlington PL

Black Heritage Collection at Langton Hughes Library and Community Center (Presented by BCALA) by Andrew Jackson and B. Johnson 2:10-3:00

Diversity Counts: Where do we go from here?   

by Mario Ascencio Visual Arts Liaison Librarian, University Libraries, George Mason University and Loida Garcia-Febo, Assistant Coordinator, Special Services at Queens Library

 3:10-3:30          

Reflections and conclusion of the Mini-Conference

*Lunch provided by The Bilingual Publications Company and its President, Linda Goodman.

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