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Recruiting for Diversity

  • November 20, 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Zoom Meeting

Registration

  • Any staff member of a LILRC Institutional Member or a LILRC Retired Member
  • For staff and members of any other councils.

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This program will address issues directors, managers, and supervisors need to consider when trying to increase the diversity of their staff. Attendees will learn what it means to be diverse and what specific issues need to be considered in attracting and recruiting diverse candidates. These issues include but are not limited to employment policies, organizational culture, and the promotion of an inclusive environment.

Loida Garcia-Febo , ALA President for 2018-2019, is an international library consultant, researcher and expert on topics such as human rights, advocacy and services to multicultural populations. She has served communities as academic, public, school, and special librarian in Puerto Rico and New York. She has taught in 26 countries and has advocated on behalf of libraries at the United Nations, European Union Parliament, US Congress, NYC City Hall, NY State Senate and on streets and sidewalks of New York. She completed two terms on the IFLA Governing Board where she Chaired the Action for Development through Libraries Programme (ALP), co-founded IFLA New Professionals SIG, served in FAIFE and CPDWL, and is currently a member of the Management of Library Associations Section. Garcia-Febo is the recipient of the 2015 REFORMA Elizabeth Martinez Lifetime Achievement Award. She was named a Notable Member on ALA’s International Relations Round Table, and received the ALA Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change Award in 2010. Garcia-Febo holds a BA in Business Education and MLS from the University of Puerto Rico. She was born, raised and educated in the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico.  

Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Erin Hunter, ehunter@lilrc.org.

Professional Development Hours: 1 (.1 CEUs)

FOR OUR PARTICIPANTS - We have implemented a two step verification process for security purposes and to maintain accurate attendance records.  You will need both a LILRC and a Zoom account. 

If you do not already have a LILRC account you will be prompted to create one (if you have forgotten your password, and need help resetting it you can email Eliscia at ecirrone@lilrc.org).   

If you do not already have a zoom account you will be prompted to do so upon logging into the meeting.  If this is the first time you are using Zoom, after you have created an account, you can join the meeting by entering the Meeting ID/ Password provided to you in the confirmation email.  You can access all subsequent Zoom meetings by clicking the meeting link in the confirmation email.

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570
info@lilrc.org

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