A number of grassroots initiatives have created community libraries in South America, trying to make substantive differences in the quality education in underserved communities. Come hear about these projects, and how they have succeeded through variety of collaborations and partnerships. Also hear about the challenges they face to be sustainable- funding, training, cultivating volunteers, etc. We invite you to come and learn from a representative panel sharing their expertise and viewpoints, including how you can participate in grassroot efforts.
ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA, IRO
Meeting Type: Program
Cost: Included with full conference registration.