Deadline extended to May 15 to apply for Presidential Citation for Wellness in the Workplace

For Immediate Release
Tue, 04/30/2019


Beatrice Calvin

Manager, Professional Development



CHICAGO – The ALA-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) is recognizing libraries that go above and beyond in meeting the wellness needs of their staff.

ALA-APA is seeking nominations for the association’s Presidential Citation for Wellness in the Workplace. The deadline to submit nominations has been extended to May 15, 2019.

Candidates will be libraries that address staff needs in the areas of continuing education, wellness, positive work environment, unions, salaries, gender equity, pay equity initiatives and other activities designed to improve the salaries and status of librarians and other library workers.

The winner will receive a framed citation from ALA-APA President Loida Garcia-Febo at the President's Program during the American Library Association (ALA) 2019 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

Libraries must be nominated by an ALA member. To nominate a library initiative/effort, nominators must log in to the ALA website, complete and submit the online nomination form.

For more information, visit the web page on the Presidential Citation for Wellness in the Workplace.  Questions should be sent to Beatrice Calvin, Manager, Professional Development, ALA-APA.

ALA-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA), a companion organization to the American Library Association (ALA), is a nonprofit professional organization established "to promote the mutual professional interests of librarians and other library workers."