ODLOS offers travel grant for two JCLC attendees

For Immediate Release
Tue, 07/24/2018


Amber Hayes

Outreach and Communications Program Officer

American Library Association



CHICAGO – The Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services (ODLOS) announces a travel grant for the third national Joint Conference of Librarians of Color. This year’s conference centers around the theme “Gathering all Peoples: Embracing Culture & Community” and will take place from Sept. 26-30, 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

ODLOS encourages all interested parties to apply for one of two grants. This $1,000 grant can be used for travel, housing, and registration for the conference and will close on Aug. 13, 2018. All applicants must answer two essay questions related to the conference and the two winners will be invited to write a blog post on their experience.

Learn more and apply before Aug. 13.

About the American Library Association

The American Library Association is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with approximately 57,000 members in academic, public, school, government and special libraries. The mission of the American Library Association 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. For more information, visit http://www.ala.org/.

About the Joint Council of Librarians of Color

JCLC Inc.’s purpose statement is To promote librarianship within communities of color, support literacy and the preservation of history and cultural heritage, collaborate on common issues, and to host the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color every four to five years. For more information, visit http://www.jclcinc.org/.