News & Announcements
ALA and REFORMA create Adopt a Library program to assist libraries in the Caribbean11/18/2017 CHICAGO — Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated much of the Caribbean and libraries were not spared. In addition to its fundraising efforts, the American Library Association (ALA) is partnering with REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and Spanish Speakers on an Adopt a Library Program to match damaged or destroyed libraries in the region with libraries in the United States and elsewhere that would like to assist in their recovery.
REFORMA statement on the Rescinding of DACA9/5/2017
REFORMA, The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and Spanish Speakers would like to express support for the nearly 800,000 Dreamers recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). We appeal to Congress to pass legislation to resolve this human rights matter.
Read more.... RNCVI Conference Cancelled9/4/2017
After much consideration and conversations with the RNC VI Steering Committee and conference hotel, we need to cancel RNC VI in San Juan Puerto Rico. The National Weather Service declared a Hurricane Watch over Puerto Rico from Tuesday to Thursday. Hurricane Irma is set to pass by the Island during these days. The local government cancelled school classes and work was cancelled for the public employees. This is the biggest travel day for attendees and your safety is our concern.