OC REFORMA is pleased to announce our scholarship offerings fort this cycle.
The Orange County Chapter of REFORMA seeks to support the recruitment and retention of
bilingual Spanish/English students to the profession of librarianship through local REFORMA
chapter scholarship funds.
The application deadline for the scholarships is: Monday, May 13, 2013 (postmarked)
To apply for a scholarship:
- Complete the application form provided below.
- Present proof of California residence or Orange County, California residence. [For example, a photocopy of your California driver’s license or California ID card.]
- Present proof of acceptance/attendance at any ALA-accredited institution. [For example, a photocopy of your letter of acceptance, a list of current classes or an unofficial copy of your transcript.]
- Include a personal statement of at least 500 words. [The statement should be typed, double-spaced, and include information about your background that is relevant to the scholarship goals and a description of your commitment to working with the Latino community.]
Please find the Application and full instructions here: Scholarship 2013-14
For more information contact:
Albert Tovar at:
Hello everyone, we wanted to share a few pictures that were taken at the OC REFORMA conference “Creating Latino Engagement Through Local History” on Sat. March 16, 2013 at Orange Public Library & History Center.
Sylvia Mendez (left) with Irma Morales – OC REFORMA President 2013-2014
Sylvia Mendez – Medal of Freedom Recipient 2011 Keynote speaker at OC REFORMA Conference “Creating Latino Community Engagement Through Local History”
- Ms. Mendez discussed and showed the documentary Mendez v. Westminster: Families for Equality. See below for more info on how to order the DVD from Fullerton College Foundation.
Mendez v. Westminster: Families for Equality. You may receive a dvd as a gift with a small donation from the Fullerton College Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or call (714) 525-5651 to request a copy. Copies of the dvd are on reserve at the Fullerton College Library, and available for check-out with a student ID card. Info from: http://staffwww.fullcoll.edu/ebennett/
Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research (SHHAR) group, and Lizeth Ramirez ,local history librarian and certified Archivist, from OPL & HC History Room at “Creating Latino Community Engagement through Local History” Conference at Orange Public Library & History Center on Sat., March 16, 2013
Santa Ana Public Library Teen Panel discussing “Teens Making History’ Oral History Project @ OC REFORMA Conference- Creating Latino Community Engagement through Local History” – Orange Public Library & History Center- March 16, 2013
OC REFORMA Conference Committee Members Silvia Cisneros and David Lopez (foreground) and Orange Public Library Directory Yolanda Moreno at “Creating Latino Community Engagement through Local History” Conference
Paul Guzman (left- facing towards camera), Orange Barrio Historical Society, Dr. Ortiz-Franco (right-facing towards camera), Chapman University at OC REFORMA’s Creating Latino Community Engagement through Local History on Sat March 16, 2013