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Latino Services Interest Group
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Mission Statement

The Latino Services Interest group provides a venue to share ideas for services to Latinos and the Spanish speaking. This group seeks to amplify programming, resources, and overall service to the Latino community while providing professional resources and networking opportunities for librarians of color.

Goals

  • To promote services that reflect our community, highlighting Latino-centric programming and services.
  • To provide a forum for the sharing of ideas and concerns involving services to Latinos.
  • To contribute to members' professional growth by providing continuing education and opportunities for involvement in statewide professional association leadership.
  • To support the recruitment and mentoring of a diverse pool of individuals to public and academic librarianship.

 

Leadership

Co-Chairs
Edwin Rodarte: erodarte@lapl.org
Ziba Zehdar: zibazehdar@gmail.com

Program Co-Chairs
Irma Morales: moralesi10@yahoo.com
Celia Avila: cavila@lapl.org
Beatriz Preciado: Beatriz.preciado@occr.ocgov.com

Advisory Board
Lettycia Terrones: librarylet@gmail.com
Ricardo Ramirez: ricardomode@gmail.com
Madeline Peña: mpena@lapl.org


Discussion

Members of the Latino Services Interest Group are invited to join the Latino Services Listserv where members communicate and share information.

 Please note: the listserv will be reviewed twice per year and non-active CLA members will be removed from the list.

 

 

Mission Statement

The Adult Services Interest Group exists to provide a space to share ideas, guidance and support for those working with adults across the demographic, socioeconomic and intellectual spectrum.

 

Beyond traditional reference service, this group serves as a forum for and actively promotes the view that adults are people, too, needing their own unique slate of services and support as do those that work with them in libraries across the state.

 

Goals:

Lead and sponsor programs at CLA which represent and foster the highest standards of service and innovation.

 

Offer a Spring Fling program, generated by interest group members and of interest to the California library community as a whole.

 

Host a robust social media presence where ASIG members can exchange ideas and challenges in a supportive environment.