REFORMA Virtual Conference: April 2-5, 2015

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Join us for 9 live conference sessions which you can hear from the comfort of your office or home!

The webinars will provide a live audio of the presentations. Not all of the presenters will show slides during their sessions. However, you will be able to view presentation slides if included in the webinar. As an attendee of the webinar, you will be in listen only mode.

You will be able to ask questions during the presentation. We will monitor all questions typed in the webinar’s chat box. The presenter(s) will view and answer questions after the webinar has concluded. Responses to questions will be made available on the REFORMA site at a later date.

The sessions listed below will be recorded and archived on the REFORMA site so you miss a session, you will have access to watch the webinar at your convenience.

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Please register at the link below:

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Members: $50

Non members: $75

Organization Details

Organization: REFORMA (Natl. Assoc. to Promote Lib. & Info. Serv. to Latinos & the Spanish-Speaking)

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Sponsor Information

Sponsor: REFORMA (Natl. Assoc. to Promote Lib. & Info. Serv. to Latinos & the Spanish-Speaking)



Date(s): April 2, 2015 – April 4, 2015

Thursday, April 2

8:30-10:00 a.m.: Opening Keynote with Luis J. Rodriguez, Poet Laureate of Los Angeles

11:00-12:15 p.m.: NEH’s Latino Americans: 500 Years of History — Planning your grant proposal and program series

2:30-3:30 p.m.: “Fencing Out Knowledge:” How filtering blocks access to the information your users need, and how filters discriminate against economically disadvantaged users

3:45-5:00 p.m.: Re-Documenting the Past: Increasing Mexican Visibility and Access in Arizona Archival Collections

Friday, April 3

9:45-11:00 a.m.: Learn to DJ: Inspiring Relevant and Responsive STE(A)M and HOMAGO Programs to Latino Teens

2:00-3:15 p.m.: Coding: The New Literacy for the Digital Age

3:30-4:45 p.m.: DiverseZineties: Promoting Diversity and Self-Discovery through Making Zines with Teens

Saturday, April 4

9:00 – 9:45:   Digital Public Library of America

10:00-12:00pm: Closing Panel: Creating Our Future, Expanding Our Conversation

Silvia Cisneros

REFORMA President 2014-2015


REFORMA National Conference (RNCV)

April 1-4, 2015, San Diego, CA

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