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MIDWINTER MEETING & EXHIBITS

February 9-13, 2018

JANUARY PREVIEW | DENVER
DENVER, CO

AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

Activists Patrisse Cullors, Marley Dias to Open
the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits

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arley Dias, the girlNAACP History Maker - and
wonder who started
she's been invited to the White
the #1000blackHouse.  Her appearance is
girlbooks Campaign, intersponsored by Macmillan. 
views  Patrisse  Cullors, coDias made headlines as a
founder of the Black Lives Matsixth grader, when she startter movement, to learn what deed the #1000blackbirlbooks
termining factors and mindset
Campaign to collect and doled each of these activists and
nate 1,000 books that featured
motivated them to take acblack girls as the main charaction.  Discover these answers
ters. She realized that she saw
and more  when two generano characters like herself in
tions tackle issues of inequality
the books she was reading and
and strive for grassroots level
wanted to make a difference.
solutions. The  Opening SesAnd a difference she has made
sion will take place on Friday,
with a campaign that has, to
Patrisse Cullors
February 9 from 4:00 - 5:15 Marley Dias
date  generated  more than
p.m. at the ALA Midwinter (Photo by Andrea Cipriani Mecchi) (Photo by Curtis Moore)
10,000 books. She has been
memoirs, Cullors co-wrote When They Call featured in the New York Times and was recogMeeting. 
Cofounder of Black Lives Matter,  Cul- You A Terrorist with journalist asha bandele. nized as a "21 under 21" Ambassador for Teen
lors is an artist, freedom fighter and perfor- The book, with a foreword by activist Angela Vogue. In her new book, Marley Dias Gets It
mance artist. In 2013, Cullors co-founded a Davis, is a poetic biography and reflection Done - and So Can You,  which features  an
global movement with a hashtag.   #Black- on humanity.  Cullors  has been named an introduction by Academy Award-nominated
LivesMatter has since become an international
filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Dias  shows kids
organization with dozens of chapters and
how they can galvanize their strengths to make
Patrisse Cullors and Marley Dias
thousands of determined activists fighting
positive changes in their communities. 
Friday 2/9, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
anti-Black racism worldwide. 
Her appearance is sponsored by ScholasCCC Mile High Ballroom 2&3
Given the opportunity to publish her
tic. Get details and add to your schedule now.

Author and
Poet, Elizabeth
Acevedo
to Present
Curley Lecture
Elizabeth Acevedo
Saturday 2/10, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
CCC Mile High Ballroom 2&3

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2018
QUICK LOOK
Exhibits
Friday, February 9
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday,
February 10-11
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, February 12
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Registration
OPEN NOW!
CLICK HERE
TO REGISTER
Auditorium
Speaker Series
Saturday & Sunday
February 10-11

Elizabeth Acevedo

The Big Blue Bear peeks into the Colorado Convention Center Lobby.
(Photo by Steve Crecelius, courtesy VISIT DENVER).

REGISTRATION

MIDWINTER
CONFERENCE
SCHEDULER
SCHEDULER

lizabeth Acevedo was born as
the youngest child of Dominican immigrants. Raised in New
York City, her poetry is infused with
Dominican bolero and her beloved
city's tough grit. With over 12 years
of performance experience, Acevedo
has been a featured performer on BET
and Mun2, and has delivered several
TEDTalks. She has graced renowned
venues, such as the Madison Square
Garden, the Kennedy Center of the
Performing Arts, South Africa's State
Theatre, The  Bozar  in Brussels, and
the National Library of Kosovo.  The
session will take place on Saturday,
February 10 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.,
at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting
& Exhibits in Denver. 
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