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Voices from the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Library Journal:


"In honor of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color 2012 (JCLC), which began yesterday in Kansas City, MO, LJ caught up with Co-Chairs and the Program Chair of the Conference to hear their views on some of the challenges facing librarians of color today. Haipeng Li, University Librarian at the Hong Kong Baptist University, and Janice Rice, Outreach Coordinator for the College Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, chair the conference, while Alanna Aiko Moore, Ethnic Studies and Gender Studies Librarian at the Social Sciences and Humanities Library of University of California, San Diego, serves JCLC Program Chair."

 

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Haipeng Li: "The most pressing issue we face today, more than ever, is how we proactively address the needs of our communities, particularly diverse communities we serve and work with. As our societies are changing rapidly, so are our communities and our profession."