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The SLA-NY Community Events Newsletter is produced by the Communications Chair, Jo Polanco, and distributed twice a month. Upcoming events, community news, award announcements, and more are featured. Check out the July issue!

Upcoming NY Community Events
Meet the Candidates Event 
Friday, Aug 27, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM (ET)

Join SLA-NY for an informal virtual meeting to meet the four candidates standing for election as 2023 SLA president; the candidate who receives the most votes will serve as president-elect of SLA in 2022, president in 2023, and immediate past president in 2024.

Candidates for 2023 President:

Nabi Hasan
Richard Huffine
Seema Rampersad
Shelly Ray

 Ask questions, hear their platforms.  The candidates can't wait to meet you!
Our SLA NY Guest DJ's are back to curate a series of mix-tapes for summer listening! 
This week DJ Clara is back with her favorite covers and the original inspirations. 

Covers vs Originals - Mellow Songs
Covers vs Originals - Rocking Tunes

If you have song suggestions for this playlist, post on them on SLA NY Community's Discussion page at SLA Connect

In case you missed it...
To learn more about recent NY Community events, visit our event page on SLA Connect for recaps, recordings, and additional resources.

Recent events include:
  • A Screening of the film, The Biggest Obstacle (Aug 5)
  • Accessing Arts in NYC: A Public Conversation About Special Collections (Jul 29)
  • A Discussion of Freedom Libraries with author Mike Selby (June 18)
  • Discover Gloria Anzaldúa with Prof AnaLouise Keating and Jason Baumann of NYPL (June7)
  • Virtual Tour of the La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Archives (May 18)