[Libs-Or] SRRT chair for 2014-2015 - was Re: Diversity and Social Justice in Libraries - where next?

Diedre Conkling diedre08 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 13:34:06 PDT 2014

Remember that discussion we were having about diversity and social justice
in libraries?  Well, now is the time to really start working on this and
one way to do this is to develop a strong Social Responsibilities Round
Table (SRRT) within OLA.

What we really need is someone who can step forward and chair SRRT.  I
can't do this but I will give support to anyone who can.  If Candice can
appoint a chair for now then elections can be held later as the task force

I have just created a Facebook page for OLA SRRT as one place where ideas
and easy discussion can take place and issues can be shared.  Maybe some of
you would like to join,  www.facebook.com/OLASRRT.

On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 8:58 AM, Candice Watkins <ola at memberclicks-mail.net>

>  Hello SRRT members! I'm wondering if you would like to elect a SRRT
> chair for this coming year. There was some recent energy around the state
> on the topic of diversity in the library profession and, as a result of
> that discussion, some interest in revitalizing this roundtable. So, I
> wanted to touch base with you about that.
> It's up to you, but I think it would be great to have this roundtable
> going strong again. If there is interest, let me know if I can help in some
> way.
> Best,
> Candice Watkins
> OLA President, 2014-2015
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