Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT)

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We are pleased to present the 2015 EMIERT Distinguished Librarian Award to Mark Puente! Please join us for the award presentation at the EMIERT President’s Program, Collective Cultural Competency: Promoting a Dialogue about Diversity in an Academic Library, Saturday, June 27, 4:30pm, Moscone Convention Center, 3012(W), during ALA’s 2015 Annual Conference in San Francisco.

 

http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2015/06/mark-puente-recipient-2015-emiert-distinguished-librarian-award


EMIERT Programs at ALA San Francisco

 
Date & Time 7:00-9:30 am 10:30-11:30 am 1:00-2:30 pm 4:30-5:30 pm 5:00-7:00 pm
Sat. June 27 . EMIERT Gen. Membership Mtg  Marriott Marquis San Francisco - Pacific Suite B Librarians of Color: The Challenges of "Movin' On Up" (Pt II)  Moscone Convention Center 2007 (W) (1:00-2:30) Collective Cultural Competency: Promoting a Dialogue about Diversity in an Academic Library Moscone Convention Center  3012 (W) Coretta Scott King Book Awards-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement Reception  Westin St. Francis  Olympic Room
Sun., June 28 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast  Marriott Marquis San Francisco  Golden Gate Ballroom EMIERT Executive & All Committee Meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco - Pacific Suite C Diversity in a Flash: A Lightning Showcase of Residency Diversity Initiatives  Moscone Convention Center  2020 (W) (1:00-2:00)    

For additional diversity related programs in the ALA scheduler, please see:

http://alaac15.ala.org/sessions/all?tags=diversity


 

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David Cohen, founder of EMIERT, passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015 at the age of 105.  The obituary is available here:

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nytimes/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=174089982

also see:

"Remembering David Cohen," from the Freedom to Read Foundation:

 

Volunteer Form for EMIERT Committees

If you are interested in a two year term on an EMIERT committee, please fill out the following form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1GPushNoAQD31qX5kHOdg_pl-2AzSYZnB_6VYRt5o4HE/viewform
 

  • Committee and Task Force appointments will be on a rolling basis now until June 2015.   At that point appointments will begin at the end of ALA Annual.  Until then, your term could begin at any point during the year.
  • For a list of current committees and task forces please see:  http://www.ala.org/emiert/emiertpeople   
  • Feel free to add a committee or task force to the volunteer form, if the choice isn't already there.