Getting to Know the New AALL Latinx Caucus Chair

By Ramon Barajas One of the greatest benefits of volunteering with AALL is the opportunity to meet new and interesting information professionals. I recently had the privilege of meeting up with the new Chair of the AALL Latinx Caucus in person in downtown Los Angeles. He has a lot of energy and charisma. I’m thrilledContinue reading “Getting to Know the New AALL Latinx Caucus Chair”

Latinx Heritage Month

By Jennifer Mendez What is Latinx (or Hispanic) Heritage Month? Each year, Americans observe National Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observance started in 1968 as Hispanic HeritageContinue reading “Latinx Heritage Month”

2022: Enter the AALL Latinx Caucus!

By Ramon Barajas The first time I heard the term, “Latinx” was at the Latino Caucus business meeting in Austin during the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). That was also the first time I attended the Latino Caucus business  meeting. My memory of the events that transpired are aContinue reading “2022: Enter the AALL Latinx Caucus!”