Monthly Archives: September 2017


BCALA Mourns with Clovis-Carver Public Library in Wake of Shooting

By |2017-09-09T12:58:58+00:00September 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) wishes to extend sincere sympathies to the families, coworkers, and friends of the victims of this week’s shooting at the Clovis-Carver Public Library in Clovis, New Mexico. According to news reports, our field lost two great and dedicated workers: 61-year-old circulation assistant Wanda Walters and 48-year-old youth [...]

BCALA’s Statement on Rescinding DACA

By |2017-09-06T14:39:57+00:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

For Immediate Release: September 6, 2017 Press Contact: Shaundra Walker [email protected] The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) stands with and supports the nearly 800,000 participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, who face an uncertain future following yesterday’s announcement regarding the demise of the program. We appeal to Congress to [...]