Skip to content
Feb 28 / Matthew Fredericks

SIS alumnae and faculty rock the political process fighting for School Libraries!

On February 23rd, the Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME) Advocacy Committee hosted the first meeting for the Michigan Coalition for School Libraries. They were joined by several educational, political and professional leaders in supporting equitable access to effective school librarians staffed by certified school librarians. SIS alumnae Kathy Lester, MLIS ’01, Advocacy Chair for MAME, Gwenn Marchesano, MLIS ’05, SIS adjunct faculty, and Kafi Kumasi, MLIS ’03, SIS associate professor along with Randy Riley, State Librarian at the Library of Michigan, met with Matt Koleszar, Michigan House Representative for the 20th district.

Pictured left to right, Randy Riley, State Librarian at the Library of Michigan, Kathy Lester, MLIS ’01, Matt Koleszar, Michigan House Representative for the 20th district, Gwenn Marchesano, MLIS ’05 & SIS adjunct faculty, Kafi Kumasi, MLIS ’03 & SIS faculty.