Tagged with APALA

Madam Secretary I presume

Madam Secretary I presume

I was elected APALA’s Executive Board Secretary for 2012-2013 again.  Yay!  The people I work with in APALA are inspiring and I’m proud to be an EB member.  Here’s to visiting Seattle and Chicago next year for Midwinter & Annual.  I guess I should start saving my money now… lol. Now I’m just waiting to … Continue reading

Toyota Financial Services Sponsors Talk Story!

I almost forgot!  We had a press release go out!  (It’s backdated… it actually went out yesterday.. oops.) September 26, 2011 The American Indian Library Association (AILA) and the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) Announce Their New Sponsor, Toyota Financial Services. The American Indian Library Association (AILA) and the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) are … Continue reading

#ala11 Highlights

Wow, I really didn’t have time to post during ALA in New Orleans.  When I had any downtime I was so tired I couldn’t really complete a full sentence, let alone write a blog post.  So much happened over the last 5 days that it certainly will take more than 1 blog over 1 day, … Continue reading

New Orleans, Here I Come!

So, this trip is already not going as planned.  My husband had surgery 2 weeks ago that he should’ve mostly been healed from, but actually has not really healed at all, and the doctor has decided to not clear him for travel.  So I am now going to New Orleans solo.  This will be my … Continue reading

APALA’s newest Sucker… I mean Secretary!

hehe.  So, I was elected as APALA’s newest Secretary for the 2011-2012 term.  I ran alone, so I had a feeling that unless people really didn’t like me, I’d win, but none the less I am proud to have been asked to run for the position (I wouldn’t have done it without a little cajoling, … Continue reading

APALA Spectrum Scholarship Fun-Raisers!

Hey Everyone! APALA is hosting 2 fun-raisers for Spectrum Scholars – One in Nor Cal & one in So Cal! Nor Cal: Hosted by APALA & REFORMA May 7, 2011 7:00-10:00pm Redwood City Library For more information, email wee@smcl.org or view the flyer So Cal: May 14, 2011 6:30 – 9:00pm Residence 734 W Summerland … Continue reading

APALA Literature Awards Announced!

What a busy week for APALA – Talk Story Winners were Announced yesterday, and today the Lit Awards were announced!  As a past (2009 Children’s Literature), present (2010 Picture Book), and future (2011 YA Literature) Committee member, I am very proud to post this year’s winners: Picture Book Winner Honor Children’s Literature Winner Honor Young … Continue reading

Pacific Islander Higher Education Conference

This program, We Rise! Pacific Islander Higher Education Conference, is for AAPI High School Students & AAPI Community College Students and their parents.  It is a day of workshops, lunch, and a resource fair.  One of the committee members from my Thesis committee will also be speaking, Keith Camacho, who is a totally awesome Chamorro … Continue reading