Slo Kla April 2008

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  • This may be a review for those of you that attended a workshop. But for those of you that weren’t able to attend, this will give you an overview of the workshop. In this workshop participants learned techniques of reaching out into the community. They learned about diversity and they learned about diversity and cultures affect your community. Other Outreach: Home Schoolers Seniors Native American, etc
  • Slo Kla April 2008

    1. 1. Sunflower SOL: Outreach to Spanish Speaking Communities Empowering Library Staff to Reach Out to Spanish Speakers and Increase their Access to Technology April 10, 2008 Wichita
    2. 2. Sunflower SOL <ul><li>Goal </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the knowledge and skills of library staff to better serve the needs of Spanish speakers in their communities and increase the number of Spanish speakers using public access computers and other library resources and services. </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Role of Public Libraries <ul><li>Libraries can play an important role in closing the gap in technology access between English and Spanish speakers, but doing so requires effective outreach to Hispanic/Latino communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Outreach involves: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying the needs of the community and addressing the needs through developed services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making Spanish speakers aware of how the library can help them improve their lives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Letting Spanish speakers know they are welcome in the library and have access to all library resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivering services as you understand different cultures </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Changing Landscape <ul><li>Hispanic/Latinos now make up the largest minority in the US and the fastest growing segment of the population </li></ul>Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2004, “U.S. Interim Projections by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin.” 12.6 % 15.5% 17.8% 20.1% 22.3% 24.4% 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050
    5. 5. Challenges Faced by the Hispanic/Latino Population <ul><ul><li>Sources: “U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement, Ethnicity and Ancestry Statistics Branch, Population Division” and &quot;Toward Equality of Access: the Role of Public Libraries in Addressing the Digital Divide&quot; </li></ul></ul>EDUCATION
    6. 6. Challenges Faced by the Hispanic/Latino Population <ul><ul><li>Sources: “U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement, Ethnicity and Ancestry Statistics Branch, Population Division” and &quot;Toward Equality of Access: the Role of Public Libraries in Addressing the Digital Divide&quot; </li></ul></ul>ECONOMICS
    7. 9. Mexico
    8. 10. Central America/Caribbean
    9. 11. South America
    10. 12. Experts in the Community/ Community Leaders <ul><li>Veronica Triana , Parent and Community Resource Specialist, USD 259 </li></ul><ul><li>Abel Perez , Executive Director, Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>David Osio , LMSW (Licensed Master Social Worker) Director of Immigration and Refugee Services for Catholic Charities </li></ul><ul><li>Raquel Guzman-Vargas, FCP, Translator and Medical Interpreter </li></ul><ul><li>Lorena Barboza, Director Language Learning Center (LLC), Modern Languages Department, KSU </li></ul><ul><li>Marcelo Sabates, Associate Professor and Head of the Philosophy Department, KSU </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Armendariz, Principal, Ogden Elementary School </li></ul>
    11. 13. Service Success Principles <ul><ul><li>Make no assumptions about what the community knows about the library or its services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish trust and respect one person at a time/one day at a time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate the library into heart and soul of the community </li></ul></ul>
    12. 14. Suggested Outreach Activities List
    13. 15. ¡MUCHAS GRACIAS!

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