[Libs-Or] Nominate Someone for the OYEA! Award
keliy at multcolib.org
Wed Mar 3 12:17:39 PST 2021
**please pardon any cross-posting**
Hey everyone, just a reminder to send in your nominations for the 2021
You can nominate an individual, library, program, or initiative that has
made a positive and significant contribution to libraries in Oregon.
Eligibility requirements are as follows:
1. The individual, library, or organization shall reside or operate
principally in Oregon.
2. Only living persons may be considered for the award.
3. If a program or initiative is being nominated, it must have occurred
within the previous or current year of nomination.
4. Nominees don't need to be active members of OYAN
****Preference shall be given to nominees who are supported by a letter of
recommendation written and submitted by a teen.*
Send nominations to oyan at olaweb.org or by mail to:
c/o Rockwood Library
17917 SE Stark St.
Portland, OR 97233
The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 26th, 2021 and will be
awarded at the OYAN virtual meetup at the OLA Conference in April.
Keli Yeats, Teen Librarian
(prefered pronouns: she, her, hers/
they, them, theirs)
*Land Acknowledgement Multnomah County rests on the stolen lands of the
Multnomah, Kathlamet, and Clackamas Bands of Chinook Indian Nation;
Tualatin Kalapuya; Molalla; and many others along the Columbia River. This
country is built on stolen Indigenous land and built by stolen African
people. This land was not stolen and people were not enslaved by ambiguous
entities and actors. The land was stolen by, and African peoples were
enslaved by white settlers who had government support. We also want to
honor the members of over 400 tribal communities who live in Multnomah
County. Many of these People and their cultures still survive and resist
despite the intentional and ongoing attempts to destroy them.* *Take a
moment to acknowledge the history of how we are here in this place and to
honor the People. [Credit to Dr. Aileen Duldulao and Heather Heater]*
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