The REFORMA Northeast Chapter...
the improvement of library and information services for Spanish
speakers and people of Hispanic/Latino origin in the six-state area, at the local, regional and national levels.
the library profession through annual scholarships awarded to students
interested in library services to the Spanish speaking.
job announcements for prospective employees and employers through our national
newsletter and on-line in REFORMANET.
outstanding contributions in the field of library service to the Spanish
through the biennial Northeast Chapter Pura Belpré Award, and mini-grants
for library programs.
an open forum for sharing ideas, questions and concerns.
local and national information and support networks through the REFORMA
Newsletter, the Northeast Chapter meeting minutes and REFORMANET.
library services and resources in Spanish speaking communities through
special programs, media events and activities.
workshops and programs at state, regional and national library conferences.
you the opportunity to visit and tour a variety of libraries in the
Northeast when you attend chapter meetings.
as liaison and works with other library organizations such as ALA,
CLA, NYLA, PLA (Pennsylvania) and NJLA.
to preserve and expand existing library resources and programs serving
of Spanish speaking and Hispanic/Latino communities in the U.S.
people who share the same goals and concerns regarding the availability
of library and information services to a growing Spanish speaking population.