Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee, a subcommittee of the ODLOS Advisory Committee


To oversee, coordinate, and support the diversity research grants program; to oversee the application, selection and notification process; to spotlight achievements in library research focused on equity, diversity, and inclusion; to serve as a resource for grant awardees; to promote and disseminate findings from grants; and to make recommendations on and support fundraising and marketing initiatives related to the diversity research grants program.


Kevin Strowder (Primary Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025)

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The Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee consists of 5 to 7 members appointed by the Chair of the ODLOS Advisory Committee serving 2 year terms and led by a chair, appointed annually.

Staff Liaison

Gwendolyn Prellwitz, Assistant Director
ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
800-545-2433, ext. 5048 | diversity@ala.org