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Male Monday: Jamie Campbell Naidoo

October 8, 2012

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I’ve met Jamie Campbell Naidoo exactly once and that was at JCLC. I was familiar with his reputation, as he has written and researched multicultural children’s lit for a while. More  about him: Prior to joining the faculty of the University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies in 2008, Dr. Naidoo worked as […]


September 30, 2012


I’ve been on the road a lot lately. Two weeks ago, I drove to Shakamak State Park near Jasonville, IN with a friend to visit a PowWow. It was my first and I don’t think it will be my last. Last Sunday, I was in Kansas City, MO for the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color. […]


August 9, 2012

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I kept waking up to thunder last night and was so happy to see that it had actually rained here! In this drought, we’ve too often gotten thunder and lightning that signified nothing. Icing on the cake will be the 70 degree temps tomorrow! Maybe we shouldn’t have 70 days in August, but we shouldn’t […]

Gathering it All In

July 24, 2012


  I have a Voya article out this month! The online version can be found here; turn to page 28. Have you registered yet for JCLC? The 2nd annual conference will be held in Kansas City, MO from 19-23 September. JCLC brings together a diverse group of librarians, library staff, library supporters, and community participants to explore […]

Early Registration Deadline Extended

June 12, 2012

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The deadline for the 2012 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) has been extended to 11 July. with  Gathering at the Waters: Celebrating Stories Embracing Communities as its theme, the JCLC is designed for librarians, library staff, supporters, trustees and community participants to explore issues of diversity in libraries and how they affect the […]

Librarians of Color

September 14, 2011

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If you’re anywhere near Denver, CO you won’t want to miss the largest gathering of Reformistas to celebrate REFORMA’s 40th Anniversary and participate in our fourth annual conference. This four day event (September 15 – 18, 2011) is expected to draw over 500 participants and promises to be the best REFORMA National Conference ever. The […]

Call for Proposals: JCLC

August 23, 2011

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The 2nd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) “Gathering at the Waters: Celebrating Stories, Embracing Communities” September 19-23, 2012 Kansas City, Missouri   Call for Proposals Opens on August 1st Proposals needed for panels, workshops, and roundtables. Program proposal deadline: September 15, 2011   For more information, go to: