JCLC Conference

Title

JCLC Conference

Description

The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) is a conference open to all library staff, students, influencers, and decision-makers interested in exploring inclusive policies, practices, and issue of diversity in libraries and how they affect the ethnic communities who use our services.

The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color is a conference for everyone! The conference is sponsored by five associations of ethnic librarians, including:

There have been three conferences thus far. The fourth JCLC will be held October 5-9, 2022, at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Details here: https://www.jclcinc.org/jclc-2022/

The 3rd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color in 2018, “Gathering all Peoples: Embracing Culture & Community” took place September 26-30, 2018 at the Albuquerque Convention Center in New Mexico. JCLC 2018 followed the first gathering in 2006 in Dallas, TX and the second in 2012 in Kansas City, MO. Please see the Related resources below for each of the conference details, program books, and proceedings.

"The inaugural JCLC was held in Dallas, Texas in 2006 and was attended by over 1000 people." Source: JCLC 2012, http://jclc-conference.org/about/index.html

Subject

Equity
Diversity
Inclusion

Date

2016 - present

Relation

JCLC 2006, Dallas, TX. The 2006 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC)–in Dallas, TX at the Adam’s Mark Dallas Hotel from October 11–15, 2006–was the first-ever national conference to be held and sponsored by the five Associations of Ethnic Librarians. Conference proceeds were divided equally amongst the five groups for their scholarship endowments. See https://www.jclcinc.org/conference/2018/about/remembering-jclc-2006/ and  https://www.ala.org/aboutala/offices/diversity/jclc/jclc2006 

Program Book of the First National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, 2006, Dallas, TX: Gathering at the Waters, Embracing our Spirits, Telling our Stories. 11 pages.  https://www.ala.org/aboutala/sites/ala.org.aboutala/files/content/diversity/jclc/2006/JCLCprogramlist.pdf

Proceedings of the First National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, 2006, Dallas, TX.  https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/hall-erickson/jclc_2006conf/index.php

JCLC 2012, Kansas City, MO - http://jclc-conference.org/index.html

JCLC 2012, September 19 - 23, Kansas City, MO. Gathering at the Waters, Celebrating Stories, Embracing Communities. Program at a Glance. http://jclc-conference.org/program/sessions/index.html

JCLC 2022, October 5-9, 2022, TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida. https://www.jclcinc.org/jclc-2022/

Language

English

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Citation

“JCLC Conference,” Anti-Racism Digital Library, accessed May 27, 2022, https://sacred.omeka.net/items/show/415.