EMIERT (Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table)

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  • To serve as a source of information on recommended ethnic collections, services, and programs.
  • To organize task forces, institutes, and workshops to carry out the functions of the Round Table as defined in the petition.
  • To develop for Annual conferences forums and symposia programs that deal with the key issues of ethnicity and librarianship.
  • To maintain a liaison with the Office of Library Outreach Services and cooperate with other ALA units, including the caucuses in joint projects for the betterment of outreach services.
  • To disseminate the work of the Round Table through a program of publications

Learn more about EMIERT on the ALA website.

Stories Beyond Borders: The Power of Art on Wed, July 12th, at 12pm PT / 3pm ET

  • 1.  Stories Beyond Borders: The Power of Art on Wed, July 12th, at 12pm PT / 3pm ET

    Posted Jul 10, 2023 02:37 PM

    Hi everyone,

    As part of the work of the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) / Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Taskforce, we're hosting a series of webinars featuring authors from the Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List. You can view our printable PDF housed in the CALA repository (CALASYS): bit.ly/calastoriesbeyond

    The second webinar The Power of Art will take place this Wednesday, July 12th, at 12pm Pacific / 3pm Eastern and features authors/artists Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Superman Smashes the Klan)Laura Gao (Messy Roots), and Julia Kuo (Let's Do Everything & Nothing, I Dream of Popo). Register at bit.ly/sbbart. (Registration is open to everyone, not just CALA members.)

    Please share the attached promotional graphic and registration link (bit.ly/sbbart) with your colleagues and networks. We hope to see you there!


    CALA/YALSA Taskforce
    Crystal Chen
    Melody Leung
    Jen Woo
    Christy Lau
    Susen Shi
    Amy Chow
    Cathy Andronik

    Crystal Chen (she/her)
    Digital Educator Support Manager & Archivist, Facing History & Ourselves
    We Here Community Administrator / We Together Program Manager

    Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American & Diasporic Reading List: bit.ly/calastoriesbeyond
    The Politics of Puzzles: http://cryschen.wixsite.com/puzzles