ACL Institute “All Due Respect” to be held April 10, 2015

The Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California Proudly Presents
A Dialoge about Diversity, Equity, and Creating Safe Spaces for all Youth
April 10, 2015, 8:30am – 4:30pm, at the San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
WoodsonWith Keynote Speaker:  Jacqueline Woodson, winner of the National Book Award, Coretta Scott King Award, Newbery Honor, and Sibert Honor for her memoir Brown Girl Dreaming, among numerous other awards and honors for her many beautiful and profound contributions to literature for young people.
And Featured Speaker:  Maya Gonzalez, award-winning author and artist of books for young people, co-founder of  Kid Lit Equality, and all-around activist for the right of all of young people to be celebrated and accepted for exactly who they are.
And numerous other important voices from the front lines of children’s literature and youth librarianship.  We Gonzalezlook forward to an interactive day of discussion, information, and hands-on activities, and we want attendees to leave with some concrete ideas about how to put their thoughts into action.
People can register online or via mail and we expect space to sell out, so please register early!
Go to our website,, for more information and to register.
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One Response to ACL Institute “All Due Respect” to be held April 10, 2015

  1. We have access to a small number of scholarships from generous ACL members to cover registrations to ACL Institute 2015. They can be partial scholarships or full scholarships, depending on the need. Please contact Meredith Steiner ( directly if you would like to request a scholarship. Please know that scholarship requests will be handled confidentially, they will only be seen by those who need to see them in order to administer the program. In order to ensure registration space, please submit scholarship requests as soon as possible, but no later than 5pm Friday, March 27th. Please spread the word about this scholarship opportunity. We do not want the registration fees to be a barrier for people to attend ACL Institute 2015.​

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