Conference Schedule


Day 1: Thursday, March 8, 2018

San Diego Central Library in San Diego, CA
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Check-in / Vendor Visit

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Welcome Remarks – Misty Jones, Library Director, San Diego Public Library and Migell Acosta, Library Director, San Diego County Library

9:20 – 10:00 a.m.
Presentation: Grassroots Partnerships to Empower Immigrant and Refugee Communities by M. Gloria Hernandez, Community Activist & Educator; Aideed Medina, Poet, Educator & Community Activist; Delia Salas Vasquez, Community Activist & Artist; America Yareli Hernandez, Coordinator of Social Services for KIND (Kids in Need of Legal Defense); Sandra Rios Balderrama, President of REFORMA del Valle Central: Libros y Comunidad (Moderator)

10:05 – 10:25 a.m.
Presentation: Innovative Services and Programs that Reflect and Respond to the Needs and Interests of Vulnerable Communities by Sulekha Sathi, Library Service Manager, Toronto Public Library

10:25 – 10:35 a.m.
Break

IGNITE Sessions (5-10 min each):

  1. Reaching into the Community: Extending Information Literacy Instruction for Immigrants beyond the Library’s Boundaries by Stefani Gomez, PH.D. – Assistant Professor, Information Literacy, Rhorbach Library, Kutztown University
  2. Community Webs: Empowering Public Librarians to Create Community History Web Archives byHoan-Vu Do, Web Librarian, San Diego Public Library
  3. We Belong: Powerful Library Membership by Jeffrey Davis, Branch Manager, Linda Vista Branch of San Diego Public Library
  4. Immigration Focus Across the County of San Diego by Leslie Ann Masland, Adult Services & ESL Site Coordinator Librarian, San Diego County Library & Carmen Ruiz, Youth Services Librarian, San Diego County Library
  5. San Diego Rapid Response Network: No One Stands Alone in Our Community by Esmeralda Flores, Immigrant Rights and Binational Affairs Advocate, ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties & Kate Clark, Immigration Attorney, Jewish Family Service

11:25 – 11:55 a.m.
Presentation: California State Library Update: USA Learns – A Free Website to Learn English and Prepare for U.S. Citizenship in Libraries Speaker introduction by Monica Rivas, California State Library, presented by Andrea Willis, Director, Internet and Media Services, USA Learns, Sacramento County Office of Education

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch

Poster sessions:

  1. Academic Poster by Jonathan Jimenez Salazar, Librarian of Informational Development and Learning, CETYS University, Tijuana
  2. Lowrider Archival Project by Amanda Makula, Digital Initiatives Librarian, University of San Diego

1:30 – 2:10 p.m.
Presentation: Helping Immigrant Children–and Their Families–With Homework by Rosa Cesaretti, Librarian, Pasadena Public Library; Diana Garcia, Senior Librarian of Children’s Services, Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library; Ina Gibson, North Region Manager, San Diego Public Library; Erika Valencia, Homework Helper, Commerce Public Library and Dr. Cindy Mediavilla from UCLA Department of Information Studies (Moderator)

2:15 – 2:35 p.m.
Presentation: Information Services for Refugees and Immigrants in Mexico: XX and XXI Century by Ricardo César Castro Escamilla and co-author Carlos Daniel Gómez González from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

2:35 – 2:45 p.m.
Break

2:45 – 3:05 p.m.
Presentation: Using Teaching Tolerance to Support and Serve ELL and Immigrant Students by Angela Hartman, Librarian of Secondary Campuses, Teaching Tolerance Advisory Board

3:10 – 3:40 p.m.
Presentation: Creating Spaces in Libraries for Immigrant and Refugee Storytelling Though Zines by April Ibarra Siqueiros, Librarian, Southwestern College; Luisa Martinez, Tijuana Zine Fest and Ziba Zehdar-Gazdecki, YA Librarian, Baldwin Hills Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library

3:40 – 4:00 p.m. 
Surveys, Survey Collection & Drawing

4:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Call to Action: Promote Informational Links to Promote Cross-Border Projects

Presenters:
Raúl Rodríguez González
(ABIBAC/ Ret. CETYS U., Tijuana)

Magaly Félix Aello
(ABIBAC/ Ret. UABC, Tijuana)

Juan Alejandro Medina Alanís
(ABIBAC/ U. Iberoamericana, Tijuana)

Patrick Sullivan
(ABIBAC/ Emeritus, SDSU)

4:15 – 4:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks by Seguimos Creando Enlaces Committee

5:00 p.m.
End

LIBROS Social for Library Education Scholarships to follow!

 


Day 2: Friday, March 9, 2018

Autonomous University of Baja California in Tijuana, Mexico
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m.
Check-in begins

9:30 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks: Autonomous University of Baja California and Creando Enlaces Committee

       Welcome: Zoe Jarocki, Librarian, San Diego State University Library and Information Access

       Inaugural Message: Vice-chancellor of UABC Campus Tijuana, Dr. María Eugenia Pérez Morales

Presidium:
Dr. María Eugenia Pérez Morales, Vice-chancellor of UABC Campus Tijuana

Ady Huertas, Creando Enlaces Committee Chair, San Diego Public Library

Mtra. Judith Isabel Luna Serrano, Academic Information Coordinator at UABC

9:45 – 10:25 a.m.
Presentation: Librarians Facing the Needs of Migrants by Manuela Cantú Mendívil, Municipal Coordinator of the Tijuana Library Network, Tijuana Arts & Culture Commission; Fulvia Reyes Ottonelli, Librarian & Mediator of Reading, Tijuana Libraries; Martina Rojas Nava, Reading Room Mediator: El Colibrí Region: San Quintín Valley; Ing ; Liliana Alvarez Campos, Coordinator of the State Network of Public Libraries and the State Central Public Library, Institute of Culture of Baja California (ICBC) and David Estrada Lázaro, Coordinator of Technical Processes and Acquisitions, Cetys University Library campus Tijuana

10:25 – 10:45 a.m.
Presentation: We Speak Your Language by Ana Ruiz Murillo, Senior Spanish Outreach Program Specialist, Multnomah County Library

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
Break

11:00 – 11:20 a.m.
Presentation: Every Child Ready to Read/ Every Child a Reader by Lucy Iraola, Bilingual Youth Librarian & Mary Conde-Rivera, Bilingual Library Outreach Specialist, Multnomah County Library

11:25 – 11:45 a.m.
Presentation: Teaching Latinx History in the Archives: Spanish Heritage Learners in the PCUN Records at the University of Oregon by David Woken, Coordinator of Library Graduate Instruction, University of Oregon

11:45 to 1:00 p.m.
Lunch – Tour of library and highlighted posters and projects

1:00 – 1:20 p.m.
Presentation: Technologies and information at the service of immigrants by Dr. Brenda Cabral Vargas – Institute of Librarianship and Information Research UNAM

1:25 – 1:45 p.m.
Presentation: Solidarity: CEFERESO Project by Maria Asunción Mendoza Becerra, Library Coordinator & Rosa Maria Mata Peña, Reference Librarian, University La Salle

1:45 p.m.
Break – please fill out surveys

IGNITE Sessions:

  1. Introducing the New Americans Center at Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) by Ana Campos, Senior Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library
  2. Expand Your Spanish Book Club Beyond Borders by Guillermo Garcia, Librarian, City of Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
  3. Home: A Living Archive by Viktor Sjöberg, Principal Librarian, Carlsbad City Library; Michelle Peralta, former archivist for Escondido Public Library; Lalitha Nataraj, Instruction & Reference Librarian, Cal State University, San Marcos

2:35 – 2:50 p.m.
Call to Action: Promote Informational Links to Promote Cross-Border Projects

Presenters:
Raúl Rodríguez González
(ABIBAC/ Ret. CETYS U., Tijuana)

Magaly Félix Aello
(ABIBAC/ Ret. UABC, Tijuana)

Juan Alejandro Medina Alanís
(ABIBAC/ U. Iberoamericana, Tijuana)

Patrick Sullivan
(ABIBAC/ Emeritus, SDSU)

2:50 – 3:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks: Autonomous University of Baja California and Creando Enlaces Committee

Institutional Message, Mtra. Judith Isabel Luna Serrano, Academic Information Coordinator at UABC

Presidium:
Mtra. Judith Isabel Luna Serrano, Academic Information Coordinator at UABC

Ady Huertas, Creando Enlaces Committee Chair, San Diego Public Library

3:00 p.m.
End