2002

Chinese American and Other Ethnic Librarians
Building Library Community

Sunday, June 16, 2002, 2:00-4:00 PM
Location: Atlanta Renaissance Hotel - Norcross

Speakers:

  • 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

Moderator:

Angela Yang, CALA Conference Program Planning Committee Chair

Abstract:

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),