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ALA - How Employers Can Support Library Workers Who Are Caregivers During COVID-19
Thursday, November 05, 2020, 3:30 AM EDT
Category: Non NJLA Event

ALA's Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL) will present the free webinar “How Employers Can Support Library Workers Who Are Caregivers During COVID-19” on Thursday, November 5, 2020, 2:30 pm (Central). Register now.

You are invited to join presenters as they explore how employers can create emotionally healthy workplaces with relevant policies and procedures; how employers can provide flexible schedules as well as work expectations; and how employers can assist staff who are taking care of children and/or parents during this time of COVID-19.

 The session will be moderated by Loida Garcia-Febo, Chair of COSWL.  

 Featured presenters include:

  • Maggie Farrell, Dean of Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Tonya A. Garcia, Director, Long Branch Free Public Library, New Jersey
  • Bobbi Newman, Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region, University of Iowa

Join Loida Garcia-Febo and our team of presenters as they discuss how administrators and staff can support library workers --particularly women-- who are caring for parents and children during COVID-19.

Register now. Space is limited. This webinar will be recorded and made available to registrants who may not be able to attend the live event.