First Book has selected Urban Librarians Unite and the REFORMA Children in Crisis Task Force from among over 100 applications to receive an award of $95,412 for new books to be distributed to migrant children across 4 states. First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise focused on equal access to quality education for children in need, … Continue reading ULU, Reforma, and OMG Books!
Graphic generously designed by Meryl Friedman Urban Librarians Unite has been working with a residential facility for Unaccompanied Minors and Children Separated from their Families at the Border for the last year. With the help of our generous supporters we have placed hundreds of new age appropriate books in both Spanish and English directly into … Continue reading Every Kid Deserves Joy
Planning your library travel for next year? Well save the date for the 2020 Urban Librarians Conference, Caution: Librarians at work! On May 1st 2020, you and 250 of your new favorite colleagues can join ULU in celebrating and discussing the work librarians do every day. Watch this space for a call for speakers in … Continue reading Save the Date for #ULCON20!
By Johana Orellana The Secretary of Homeland Security designates Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to countries based on conditions in that country that temporarily prevent the country's nationals from returning safely, or in certain circumstances, where the country is unable to handle the return of its nationals adequately. TPS was established by Congress in the … Continue reading Libraries and Resources for Temporary Protected Status Holders