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The National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color is meeting in Kansas City, Mo. to discuss an important issue: How are the nation’s libraries preparing for an increasingly diverse population?
Tibbs told KCUR’s Steve Kraske that a mentor was particularly influential in her decision to become a librarian. Today, Tibbs mentors a student through UMKC’s Avanzando program.
The Avanzando program currently supports 48 recipients of the Hispanic Development Fund and the Agapito Mendoza scholarships.
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