Gladys Smiley Bell of Hampton University is a member of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Steering Committee & Chair of the Local Arrangements sub-committee. Gladys stopped by the Accessible Archives booth to speak with Iris L. Hanney and Cheryl Crosby at ALA Midwinter 2012 in Dallas today.
The 2012 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) is fast approaching, and we want you to be a part of it! Scheduled for September 19-23, 2012 in beautiful Kansas City, MO, the theme for the conference will beGathering at the Waters: Celebrating Stories Embracing Communities.
The JCLC is open to everyone with an interest in diversity and libraries! In 2006, over 1,000 people from different backgrounds and a wide variety of libraries attended the inaugural JCLC. The 2012 conference promises even more exciting sessions, keynote speakers, networking opportunities, and important events.