President’s Column
Oscar Baeza

Almost 50 years ago Dr. Trejo set forth a vision and gave a beginning to an organization, which we now know as the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking, better known as REFORMA. An organization built on the principles that equality among pupils should be based on what you know, not on what you look like. An organization built on the belief that the lack of opportunities for Latinas & Latinos might be a direct result of institutional racism. An organization built to empower the Spanish-speaking community by recruiting more Latinx into the library profession.

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Interview with Teacher, Journalist & Writer Roberto Lovato
Interview with Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Actividades sensoriales para “Niños Escuchas” en el Programa de Lectura de Verano
Los mejores libros para pequeños
Hay un vacío en el mercado de libros latinos… y estamos empezando a llenarlo
Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara 2019 Top Picks
A Tour of the New Jersey Hispanic Research and Information Center
Strengthening a Culture of Literacy Amongst Rural Guatemalan Youth Through the Creation and Application of Literature Circles
Rhode Island Library Association Library Champion Award
REFORMA Education Committee Update
Felicidades Día Mini-Grant Winners
REFORMA 2020 Emerging Leader: Nathalie DeFelice
Congratulations to the 2020 REFORMA Scholarship Winners!
REFORMA de Florida: Rising Up From the Ashes
RNE 16th Annual Joint Mini-Conference 2020: ¡Sí se pudo!
REFORMA Recommends: Books for Children
REFORMA Recommends: Books for Teens & Adults
Poetry Corner / Página de poesía
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Interview with Teacher, Journalist & Writer Roberto Lovato
by: Libbhy Romero



Roberto Lovato is a teacher, journalist, and writer based at The Writers Grotto in San Francisco, California. The author of Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas (Harper Collins), Lovato is also the recipient of a reporting grant from the Pulitzer Center. Until 2015, Lovato was a fellow at UC Berkeley’s Latinx Research Center and recently finished a teaching stint at UCLA.

Interview with Benjamin Alire Sáenz
by: Yago Cura



Benjamin Alire Sáenz is a celebrated American poet and novelist. He has written for children, teens, and adults. His accolades include the 1992 American Book Award for Calendar of Dust, the 2013 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club, and the 2013 Pura Belpré Award for Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe which this interview discusses.

Immediate Past-President’s Letter
by: Kenny Garcia



Let us continue working together to learn from each other, support each other, and continue the great work that you are all already doing.