Thursday, September 26, 2013

DiversiTEA Speaker 2013


Wednesday, October 16, 2013

3:30-5:00 pm

  Jeff Libman, author

DiversiTEA! Igniting Cultural Awareness in Libraries

An Illinois Library Association Cultural and Racial Diversity Committee presentation

Join the ILA Cultural and Racial Diversity Committee for tea!  Over delectable refreshments, Jeff Libman, author of An Immigrant Class: Oral Histories from Chicago’s Newest Immigrants, will talk about the emotional, physical and psychological challenges immigrants face when moving to a new place and followed by a discussion on how libraries can become a place where diverse cultures can ignite to face the challenges. To register and details at:

What you’ll learn:

To serve immigrant populations

To plan and organize programs and activities for diverse populations

To demonstrate library leadership in diversity

Win a diversity teapot or cultural heritage prize!



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