REFORMA National Conference VII

REFORMA National Conference & 50th Anniversary Celebration

Somos el cambio • We Are the Change

The REFORMA National Conference is the premier training and networking event for anyone interested in library services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking. RNCVII will celebrate REFORMA's 50th Anniversary and will offer an extraordinary lineup of programs, authors, and vendors under the theme Somos el cambio • We Are the Change.

Date: November 4 - 7, 2021

Location: Portland, Oregon - Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront


RNC VII Steering Committee Chairs

Roxana Benavides, Abigail Morales, Star Khan, Eduardo Arizaga


Finance Committee Chairs

Roxana Benavides, Abigail Morales, Denice Adkins


RNC VII Sub Committees Chairs

50th Anniversary

Romelia Salinas, Louis Muñoz
Committee Members: Carlos Rodriguez, John Ayala, Mario Ascencio


Awards and Scholarships

Crystal Garcia, Sonia Bautista



Monika Chavez, Carly Garzon Vargas


Exhibits and Placement Center

Jennifer Fischer


Fundraising and Sponsorship

Manny Figueroa, Star Khan, Eduardo Arizaga


International Component

Helen Ladron de Guevara, Armando Robles


Noche de Cuentos

Lucy Iraola, Pati Moran, Freda Mosqueda



Natalia Fernandez, Eva Rios-Alvarado (she, her)


Programming, Planning, Preconference and Poster Sessions

Silvia Cisneros, Anna Nakano-Baker, Laura Kimberly / Mentor: Susan Luevano



Kristen Cure, Celia Avila


Publicity and Marketing

Madeline Peña, Alma Plasencia



Connie Flores, Kathy Street, Soraida Lopez


Special and Plenary

Mary Kay Dahlgreen, Patty Valdovinos


Venue, Logistics and Local Arrangements

Bobbye Hernandez, Eddie Arizaga


Virtual Conference

Adriana Blancarte-Hayward



Martín Blasco, Elizabeth Lopez



Marney Wilson, Angelica Novoa de Cordeiro


Welcome Reception

Rodrigo Gaspar, Amber Bound

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