10th Annual Diversity and Outreach Fair

Join the ALA’s Office for Literacy & Outreach Services and the ALA Committee on Literacy in…

Celebrating Extraordinary Examples of
Diversity and Outreach in Action @ America’s Libraries

10th Annual Diversity and Outreach Fair

ALA Annual Conference – Washington, D.C.
Saturday, June 23, 2007
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Washington Convention Center

The 2007 Diversity and Outreach Fair will highlight bookmobile and other innovative services to underserved communities including,

* Bookmobiles and literacy programs
* Mobile access to technology
* Bookmobile services to specific populations, including:

  • People with disabilities
  • Homeless people
  • Communities of color
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgendered Community
  • Incarcerated persons
  • New Americans
  • Children & Seniors

* Innovative services to other underserved communities, including:

  • Poor and low-income families
  • Homebound people
  • At-risk youth

Librarians are invited to share their experiences and resources through a poster presentation and informal conversations with colleagues. Showcase your library’s accomplishments and help inspire others interested in creating and sustaining literacy and outreach services at libraries across the country. Entry forms are available online at www.ala.org/divfair and will be accepted through April 30th, 2007.

For additional information, contact:
Tanga Morris
ALA – Office for Literacy and Outreach Services
(800) 545-2433, ext. 4294

tmorris@ala.org

Prizes will be awarded in recognition of presentations that demonstrate visual appeal, creativity, and how programs and services impacted their local communities.

About Jacob Roberts

Jacob Roberts is the communications specialist for the ALA Washington Office.

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