Your Name and Title: Liz Vagani, Librarian III-Branch Manager

Library, School, or Organization Name: San Diego County Library

Co-Presenter Name(s): n/a

Area of the World from Which You Will Present: San Diego, CA

Language in Which You Will Present: English

Target Audience(s): Public library staff, correctional library staff, or anyone interested in incarcerated/re-entry services

Short Session Description (one line): An introduction to working with incarcerated and re-entering populations

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):  The San Diego County Library has spent the past eighteen months working to develop and strengthen partnerships with County Jails, with the goal of providing services to incarcerated and re-entering individuals.  This session will present our road map for initiating a partnership, ideas for adjusting library services to suit the needs of incarcerated individuals, an overview of successful initiatives we have executed, and plans for future work.  Tips on how to advocate for this work to take place in your library will also be shared, and time will be reserved for Q & A.

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