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ABOUT US
Founded in 2005, the Black Caucus of the American Association of Law Libraries (BCAALL) enhances the professional experiences of African American law librarians. The purpose of the Black Caucus is to promote the professional development, recruitment, and social interests of black law librarians.  

Members
Officers
Bylaws

If you are interested in issues concerning black law librarians, we encourage you to join BCAALL. Becoming a member is a great way to meet and network with other law librarians, give back to the profession and serve the community.

BCAALL is an inclusive organization. Membership is not denied to anyone on account of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.


For questions about the organization and membership please contact:

Trina Holloway- tholloway@gsu.edu
Tiffany Camp- tiffany.camp@law.uconn.edu



ANNOUNCEMENTS

We Need Your Photos!

Hello Black Caucus Members,

For those members who were able to attend the AALL Annual Meeting in Seattle, I hope you all had a wonderful and productive time.

Now that everyone is back at their respective institutions please consider sharing any pictures from the AALL Annual Meeting, George Strait Fundraising Dinner and/ or Community Service Project.

We would love to have them included under BCAALL's Image Gallery.

If you would like to share your images, please sent them to Tiffany Camp at tiffany.camp@law.uconn.edu.

If you are able to do so, please identify attendees within the images.

Thank you.

Tiffany

Volunteer Opportunties!

Greetings BCAALL members,

Searching for a way to give back? Well consider volunteering and sharing your expertise and ideas. BCAALL is currently seeking volunteers for the 2013-14 year. If you have an interest in serving on one of the following committees, please forward your contact information to me.

*Marketing/Publicity Committee - This committee explores opportunities for publicizing and promoting the activities of the caucus.

*Scholarship Dinner Committee - Trezlen Drake and Janice Henderson, co-chairs
(in-coming Members-at-Large)
(The Scholarship Dinner Committee plans the Annual Scholarship Dinner.)
----Encouraging members in the San Antonio area to consider joining this committee---

We are also searching for a webmaster - will be responsible for updating website.

Thanks,
Trina
2013/14 Chair

MEMBER OF THE MONTH



Brittany Persson joined the Seton Hall Law Library as a reference and acquisitions librarian in 2010.  After receiving her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, Brittany practiced securities and derivatives law.  She then obtained her M.L.S. as an IMLS Scholar in St. John’s Special Libraries program in 2011.

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EXPLORING LAW LIBRARIANSHIP




Considering a career in legal information? Law librarianship may be the perfect career for you! Law librarians can be found in various legal settings. Take a moment to look over this brochure created by the Black Caucus of the American Association of Law Libraries for more information on law librarianship as well as the BCAALL.  BCAALL Recruiting Brochure



 

MEMBERSHIP GALLERY

Click the link below to see images of BCAALL related events including the AALL Annual Meetings, Fundraising Dinner and Community Service Projects.

BCAALL Image Gallery


If you have any images that you would like to see included please contact Tiffany Camp at tiffany.camp@law.uconn.edu


COMMUNITY SERVICE

 Purpose

The Community Service Committee identifies and promotes opportunities for BCAALL members to donate or volunteer services to the law, library and/or greater community, with a particular focus on organizations serving minority needs.

The Committee selects a service project that benefits the host city of the AALL's Annual Meeting. A representative of the selected organization is invited to the annual dinner and presented with donations.


Click here for more information about the organizations supported by BCAALL:

BCAALL Community Service Initiatives