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Cancellation of EFORMA Pachanga at ALA Annual 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm, US/Eastern

Unfortunately, due to the tragic incidents in Orlando and after much deliberation, the REFORMA Executive Committee has decided to cancel the REFORMA Pachanga Fundraiser at ALA Annual. In turn, it has chosen to celebrate it's award recipients in a ceremony and an evening of story telling:

The LOTY and LAA awards will now be presented during Noche de Cuentos:
Saturday, June 25th 8-10 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Orlando, Room Bayhill 21

REFORMA: The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking. an affiliate of the American Library Association (ALA), REFORMA has actively sought to promote the development of library collections to include Spanish-language and Latino oriented materials; the recruitment of more bilingual and bicultural library professionals and support staff; the development of library services and programs that meet the needs of the Latino community; the establishment of a national information and support network among individuals who share our goals; the education of the U.S. Latino population in regards to the availability and types of library services; and lobbying efforts to preserve existing library resource centers serving the interests of Latinos.