Presentation on theme: "Mentors Presented by Patty Lopez. Valuable Diverse Library Staff."— Presentation transcript:
Mentors Presented by Patty Lopez
Diverse Library Staff
Library Associations & Organizations Orange County Chapter of Reforma: The chapter is dedicated to the improvement of library and information services to Southern California’s Latino and Spanish-speaking communities The META PROGRAM Mentor Program, is designed to recruit, encourage and support bilingual and /or bicultural individuals in the SJSU School of Library and Information Science. Member since 1998 Chapter Historian Scholarship recipient 2000 Scholarship Committee Chair Career Workshop moderator META mentor
Library Associations & Organizations CLA (California Library Association): CLA provides leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library services, librarianship, and the library community. We help members excel in a fast-changing job market. We're a resource for learning about new ideas and technology, and we actively work to influence legislation affecting libraries and librarians. Co-Presenter: Webinar Best Practices for Successful Computer LiteracyWorkshops for Adult Spanish Speakers
Library Associations & Organizations ALA (American Library Association): The stated mission is, “To provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.”
Library Associations & Organizations ALA (Spectrum Scholarship Program): ALA's national diversity and recruitment effort designed to address the specific issue of under-representation of critically needed ethnic librarians within the profession while serving as a model for ways to bring attention to larger diversity issues in the future. mission Improving service at the local level through the development of a representative workforce that reflects the communities served by all libraries in the new millennium. method Scholarships, fund-raising, recruitment, mentoring, leadership and professional development.