Your Name and Title:

Margarita Shawcross, Teaching & Outreach Librarian

Library, School, or Organization Name:

University of Northern Colorado

Co-Presenter Name(s):

Paloma Barraza, University of Northern

Sara Flores, North Range Behavioral Health

Area of the World from Which You Will Present:

Colorado (Mountain Time)

Language in Which You Will Present:


Target Audience(s):

Library Workers

Short Session Description (one line):
Understanding family dynamics, self-advocacy and achieving work/life balance for Latine Library workers


Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

Balancing family and work expectations as Latines working in libraries and other cultural

institutions. This includes meeting the needs of staff when it comes to familial expectations

and duties, family traditions and dynamics, and family emergencies. This presentation will

provide mental health resources for library workers and their supervisors.

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:



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