ALALasVegasIf you are attending the Annual Conference of the American Library Association in Las Vegas from June 26-July 1, consider attending events by various associations and groups serving multicultural and multiethnic populations:

Friday, June 27

10:30am – 2:30pm APALA Tour Zappos and the Downtown Project

6:30-11:30pm  Third Annual Denim & Diamonds Gala by REFORMA Educational Foundation

Saturday, June 28

8:30-10:00am Get HIP: highly interactive programs for multicultural communities EMIERT

8:30-10:00am OLOS Outreach Panel 1: library services to the underserved & Panel 2 from 10:30-11:30am

10:00-11:30am Celebrating 35 Years of the American Indian Library Association

10:30am to 12:00pm Library Power to the People: facing up to the climate crisis with information and action — REFORMA President’s Program

3:00-5:30pm ALA Diversity and Outreach Fair and Parade of Bookmobiles

5:00-7:00pm Let Our Rejoicing Rise! 45 Years of the Coretta Scott King Book Award

5:00-9:00pm International Latino Book Awards Ceremony in Partnership with REFORMA

5:30-8:30pm APALA Literature Awards

Sunday, June 29

7:00-9:30am The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast EMIERT

10:30-11:30am Librarians of Color: the challenges of “movin’ on up” BCALA

10:30am-12:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Multicultural Exchange SRRT

12:30-2:00pm How do you Dia? An interactive showcase of culturally diverse children’s library programs

1:00-2:30pm Immigration Reform, Asian Americans and Librarianship APALA

Exploring the World: librarian leadership and global outreach CALA

1:00-3:00pm Pura Belpre Award Celebracion REFORMA, ALSC

3:00-4:00pm Dinamic Digital Dia: promoting cultural competence in digital storytimes

3:00-4:00 LITA President’s Program features Kimberly Bryant the founder of Black Girls CODE

4:30-6:30pm American Indian Youth Literature Awards AILA

6:30-10:00pm CALA Awards Banquet

8:00pm Noche de Cuentos @ Enterprise Library of Las Vegas Library District, REFORMA

Monday, June 30

8:30-10:00am Jean E. Coleman Memorial Outreach Lecture– Equality, Equity, Diversity: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Mission

10:30am Stonewall Book Awards Brunch GLBTRT

1:00-2:30pm Speaking about “The Speaker” LHRT

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