Friday, April 15, 2005

Joint BCALA and REFORMA Northeast Chapter Program --May 20th

Please Join us for this Special Mini-Conference/Workshop Day !!!!


Joint BCALA and REFORMA Northeast Chapter Program


Date: Friday 5/20/05

Location: Brooklyn Public Library (Central Library)
Grand Army Plaza


DRAFT Agenda

11 am Library Tour focusing on the Multilingual Center and Black Interest Collection of the Language & Literature section.

12 pm-1:15pm Reforma Northeast Chapter Minigrant Award
Lunch (provided by the Brooklyn Public Library)

1:30 pm-2:30 pm
Panel Title: Equity of Access: Services to Multicultural Communities
One panelist from each association (REFORMA Northeast Chapter and
BCALA) giving a 15 minutes presentation followed by a 15 min. Q & A
session.

Panelists:
§ Reforma Northeast Chapter member To Be Announced.
§ Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako) BCALA President, Executive Director, Langston HughesCommunity Library Cultural Center Queens Borough Public Library
§ Frank Xu (Division Chief, Multilingual Center, BPL CALA member)


2:45 pm-4:00pm
Workshop offered by MultiMac (Newark Public Library)

Marketing the library in multicultural communitiesReach out effectively to underserved multilingual, multicultural members of your community. Learn how to utilize the information sources and ethnic media most used by the target communities to promote your multicultural programs and collections.

Contact: Maricella Nu├▒ezPresident, REFORMA Northeast ChapterThe New York Public Library 11 West 40th Street - Room 213 New York, NY 10018212-930-0045 EMAIL: lightt1198"at"yahoo.com