The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color 2006 (JCLC) has a call for proposals. The JCLC -- “Gathering at the Waters: Embracing Our Spirits, Telling Our Stories,” will be held October 11-15, 2006, at the Adams Mark in Dallas, Texas. See steering committee associations:
American Indian Library Association (AILA)
Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA)
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA)
Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA)
REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking.
For background on the history of library services to ethnic minorities see the summer 2000 issue of Library Trends: Ethnic Diversity in Library and Information Science .