ALA President Pelayo-Lozada announces travel grant for LibLearnX 2023
For Immediate Release
Director, Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services
Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services
ALA President Lessa Kanani’opua Pelayo-Lozada announces a travel grant for underemployed library workers to attend the Library Learning Experience (LibLearnX) on January 27-30, 2023, in New Orleans, LA. The grant will cover the expenses of two underemployed library workers from underrepresented groups (American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern and North African, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, 2SLGBTQIA+, a person with a disability) whose employment status has changed to part-time or less since January 2021. One award is for a library worker with an MLS, and the other award is for a library worker without an MLS. ALA membership is required to be eligible for this grant.
Recipients will receive registration for LLX and $2500 to pay for expenses related to attending LibLearnX, including, but not limited to travel and housing.
Applications will be accepted October 1, 2022 to November 4, 2022. For details regarding the selection criteria and or to apply for the travel grant, please visit the LibLearnX website for more information. Winners will be announced in December 2022. This award is supported by the ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS).