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Nevada Library Association Annual Conference -- October 12-14th, 2018
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Sunday, October 14 • 9:00am - 10:30am
How to be an ‘ally’ or, “I get to wear the cape, not you.”

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The term ‘ally’ and the ways individuals are interpreting that role is being contested. This presentation will define what it is to be an ally, discuss some of the current conversations and push back surrounding the term and provide practical advice on how to be an effective collaborator.

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avatar for Dr. LaTesha Velez

Dr. LaTesha Velez

Lecturer, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
LaTesha Velez received her PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign and her MLS from North Carolina Central University. Her work focuses on uncovering invisible norms and bias that may hinder the LIS profession from providing its highest level of service. After working... Read More →


Sunday October 14, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am PDT
Acacia ABC (The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa) 160 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA