Chinese American and Other Ethnic Librarians
Building Library Community

Sunday, June 16, 2002, 2:00-4:00 PM

Location: Atlanta Renaissance Hotel - Norcross


  • Hwa-Wei Lee, Dean Emeritus, Ohio University Libraries,

    CALA past-President and ALA Council member
      Leadership Development and Coalition Building
  • Luis Herrera, Director of Pasadena Public Library, former REFORMA President and ALA Council member
      Embracing a New Activism: REFORMA Leadership in Librarianship
  • Em Claire Knowles, Assistant Dean of Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science, ALA Black Caucus Board member, ALA Council member
      Shared Visions: Building Coalitions
  • Patty Wong, Deputy Director of Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library, APALA past-president
      Community Outreach - Partnering for Better Library Services


Angela Yang, CALA Conference Program Planning Committee Chair


As librarians we serve very diverse users. The speakers will talk about the history of the various ethnic librarian organizations; the best practices of mentorship and leadership development; and the successful strategies for community outreach and partnership building in order to foster a strong library community.

Schedule of Events

  1. CALA Board Orientation

    6/14/2002 Friday 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Atlanta Marriott Marquis (MAR) - Champagne

    This meeting is for CALA officers' Orientation and provides a Forum for members to share their professional experiences. Everyone is encouraged to speak.

  2. CALA - 3rd Board Meeting, 2001-2002

    6/15/2002 Saturday 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Westin Peachtree Plaza (WEST) - International F
  3. CALA - 1st Board Meeting, 2002-2003

    6/17/2002 Monday 07:30 am - 09:30 am

    Atlanta Marriott Marquis (MAR) - Yukon/McKenzie/Rio Grande
  4. CALA Program

    6/16/2002 Sunday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

    Renaissance Hotel (REN) - Norcross
  5. CALA Membership Meeting

    6/16/2002 Sunday 04:30 pm - 05:30 pm

    Renaissance Hotel (REN) - Norcross
  6. CALA Awards Banquet

    6/16/2002 Sunday 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Oriental Pearl Seafood Restaurant

    Oriental Pearl Seafood Restaurant, 5399 New Peachtree Road, Chamblee, GA 30341
    (Easily accessible from Convention Center via the MARTA),