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I created a new url for the form that we ask each member to fill out monthly:

http://bit.ly/odlosaffiliateupdates 

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Event Midwinter ODLOS All-Committee & Advisory Committee Meetings

by Lessa Pelayo-Lozada on Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 01:26 pm

Location: GWCC B203

All-Committee Meeting: 12:30-2pm

Advisory Committee Meeting: 2-3pm

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Event Advisory Committee (OLOS)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 02:44 pm

The OLOS Advisory committee will meet.

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Event OLOS Advisory Committee Meeting

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

The OLOS Advisory Committee will meet.

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Event Advisory Committee (OLOS)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 07:22 pm

The OLOS Advisory Committee will meet.

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Event Advisory Committee Meeting (ALA OLOS)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 01:25 pm

The ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services Advisory Committee will meet.

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Online Doc Midwinter 2013 Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS) Advisory Committee Agenda

by John Amundsen (staff) on Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 02:40 pm

Agenda
OLOS Advisory Committee
2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting, Seattle, Washington

Saturday, January 21, 2012, 8:30 am-10:00 am              
Washington State Convention Center, Room 620
Fantasia Thorne, Chair Presiding

Committee Roster:

Fantasia A. Thorne (Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)

Jill Abood (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Dr. Maria Cahill (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)

Agenda
OLOS Advisory Committee
2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting, Seattle, Washington

Saturday, January 21, 2012, 8:30 am-10:00 am              
Washington State Convention Center, Room 620
Fantasia Thorne, Chair Presiding

Committee Roster:

Fantasia A. Thorne (Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)

Jill Abood (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Dr. Maria Cahill (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)

Lisa Crisman (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)

Saroj Ghoting (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)

Jerri J. Heid (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Ms. Maija L. Meadows (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Dr. Nancy C. Pack (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Roberta Craig Reasoner (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

John C. Sandstrom (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)

Donna M. Shannon (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Amanda B. Foster (Intern, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)

Mrs. Melody Nissley (Intern, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Michael Porter (ALA Executive Board Liaison, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)

John Amundsen (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2015)

Dr. Dale P. Lipschultz (Staff Liaison, January 27, 2011, to June 30, 2015)

Charge: To offer policy guidance to the office; to advise and assist the office in establishing programs and priorities; to examine and assist in coordinating the various relevant programs and activities within ALA; to recommend new programs; to provide a channel through which membership may make recommendations; to issue reports; and to promote any other activities that will improve the quality of library services to the rural and urban poor and to ethnic minority groups.

The Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS) serves the Association by identifying and promoting library services that support equitable access to the knowledge and information stored in our libraries. OLOS focuses attention on services that are inclusive of traditionally underserved populations, including new and non-readers, people geographically isolated, people with disabilities, rural and urban poor people, and people generally discriminated against based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, language and social class. The Office ensures that training, information resources, and technical assistance are available to help libraries and librarians develop effective strategies to develop programs and services for library users.

OLOS Advisory Committee Agenda

1.  INTRODUCTIONS

2.  ASSIGNMENT OF RECORDER FOR MINUTES

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM ANAHEIM: NO MINUTES TO APPROVE; COMMITTEE DID NOT MEET

4.  EXECUTIVE BOARD REPORT

5.  INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME OF MICHELLE HARRELL WASHINGTON, OFD/OLOS DIRECTOR-DESIGNATE

  • Michelle to start at ALA on February 11, 2013

6.  ONGOING BUSINESS ITEMS

  • Report from OLOS
  • 2013 Committee Activities
  • 2013 ALA Annual Conference Programs
    • Diversity and Outreach Fair—Selection of Theme
    • Jean Coleman Lecture—Selection of Speaker
    • Additional Programs
  • Discussion of proposed OLOS subcommittee restructuring

7.  NEW BUSINESS ITEMS

  • Keys to Engaging Older Adults Revision
    • Toolkit postponed due to budget issues
    • Taskforce volunteers to work with OLOS staff in revision

8.  ADDITIONAL ITEMS

 

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Event Advisory Committee Meeting (ALA OLOS)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:08 am

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The ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS) Advisory Committee will meet.

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Online Doc Midwinter 2012 Office for Literacy and OUtreach Services (OLOS) Advisory Committee Agenda

by Miguel A. Figueroa (staff) on Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 05:30 pm

Agenda
OLOS Advisory Committee
2012 ALA Midwinter Meeting, Dallas, TX

Saturday, January 21, 2012, 8:00 am-10:00 am             
Dallas Convention Center, Room D 169
John Sandstrom, Chair Presiding

Committee Roster:

Agenda
OLOS Advisory Committee
2012 ALA Midwinter Meeting, Dallas, TX

Saturday, January 21, 2012, 8:00 am-10:00 am             
Dallas Convention Center, Room D 169
John Sandstrom, Chair Presiding

Committee Roster:

John C. Sandstrom (Chair, 2011 - 2012)
Ms. Nancy M. Allen (Member, 2010 - 2012)
Dr. Maria Cahill (Member, 2011 - 2013)
Lisa Crisman (Member, 2011 - 2013)
Saroj Ghoting (Member, 2011 - 2013)
J. Gabriel Gossett (Member, 2010 - 2012)
Dee Holliday (Member, 2011 - 2012)
Mary K. Kuehner (Member, 2010 - 2012)
Mrs. Maud Choice Mundava (Member, 2010 - 2012)
Candice Pinder (Member, 2010 - 2012)
Roberta Craig Reasoner (Member, 2010 - 2012)
Amanda B. Foster (Intern, 2011 - 2013)
Portia Eileen Latalladi (Intern, 2010 - 2012)
Michael Porter (ALA Executive Board Liaison, 2011 - 2013)

Charge: To offer policy guidance to the office; to advise and assist the office in establishing programs and priorities; to examine and assist in coordinating the various relevant programs and activities within ALA; to recommend new programs; to provide a channel through which membership may make recommendations; to issue reports; and to promote any other activities that will improve the quality of library services to the rural and urban poor and to ethnic minority groups.

The Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS) serves the Association by identifying and promoting library services that support equitable access to the knowledge and information stored in our libraries. OLOS focuses attention on services that are inclusive of traditionally underserved populations, including new and non-readers, people geographically isolated, people with disabilities, rural and urban poor people, and people generally discriminated against based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, language and social class. The Office ensures that training, information resources, and technical assistance are available to help libraries and librarians develop effective strategies to develop programs and services for library users.

OLOS Advisory Committee Agenda

1.  INTRODUCTIONS

2.  ASSIGNMENT OF RECORDER FOR MINUTES

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM PREVIOUS MEETING

4.  EXECUTIVE BOARD REPORT (MICHAEL PORTER-9:00)

5.  ONGOING BUSINESS ITEMS

  • Report from OLOS
  • 2012 Committee Activities
  • 2012 ALA Annual Conference Programs
    • Diversity and Outreach Fair—Selection of Theme
    • Jean Coleman Lecture—Selection of Speaker
    • Additional Programs

6.  NEW BUSINESS ITEMS

  • Keys to Engaging Older Adults Revision
    • Taskforce volunteers to work with OLOS staff in revision

7.  ADDITIONAL ITEMS

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Online Doc With Dignity and Respect: Serving Homeless People in Library Communities

by Michael Santangelo on Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 09:28 am

Slide presentation from the Subcommittee on Services to Poor and Homeless People's 2009 ALA Annual Conference program.  The program was  held at the Hyatt Regency McCormick on July 12th from 10:30 to 12:30.

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The Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS) Advisory Committee provides advice and support to the ODLOS on the areas of diversity, literacy and outreach.  The Advisory Committee is comprised of member groups that represent diverse viewpoints and constituents and will provide a two way forum to communicate member needs to ODLOS and for the Office to share information with member groups.  The Advisory Committee members will offer dynamic perspectives to help guide the strategic direction of ODLOS, will assess program effectiveness, encourage the exploration of new ideas and initiatives, and strengthen the growth of equity and inclusion within the American Library Association and the profession as a whole.  Members are appointed to the ODLOS Advisory Committee through recommendations from the Presidents/Chairs of the stakeholder committees and organizations, with an additional three members appointed by the ALA President-elect.

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