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BCRT

Promote partnerships between librarians of African American descent, and librarians serving the African American community.

 

Welcome!

The Black Caucus Round Table (BCRT) seeks to contribute to library service by promoting services to African Americans and opening channels of communication among African American librarians in all TLA divisions, round tables, and discussion groups.

Officers

Danielle McGhee, Chair
June Johnson, Chair-Elect
Kimberly Gay, Past-Chair
Roosevelt Weeks, Secretary
Felice Sanders-Johnson, Councilor
Miriam Thomas, Councilor Alternate
Sonja Gaddy, Webmaster

Black Caucus Operating Procedures

Volunteer

Black Caucus Statement June 4, 2020

Mark your calendars!

BCRT will be hosting a virtual mid-day mindfulness meditation on Wednesday July 22, 2020 with facilitator Dr. Adrianne Pinkney.

The session will include:

  • Introduction to Mindfulness
  • Thoughts on the difference between the brain and mind
  • Learning and Unlearning
  • 15 minute guided meditation

Zoom information coming soon!

Celebrating the BCRT 30th Anniversary in 2020

The Black Caucus Round Table (BCRT) marks 30 years in serving TLA, Texas librarians and libraries (1990-2020). To commemorate the anniversary year, we are launching with a Texas-wide donation drive –  $30 for 30 Years.  Your donation counts to help ensure future TLA BCRT planning and programs continue to thrive. Donations will open Friday, November 1, 2019 and continue through the close of December 31, 2020.

Learn more and donate today!

 

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