Clay elected to Black Caucus of American Library Association executive board


Rudolph Clay, of Washington University Libraries, has been elected to a two-year term on the executive board of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA). Clay is  head of library diversity initiatives and outreach services, African and African-American studies librarian and urban studies librarian.

BCALA serves as an advocate for the development, promotion and improvement of library services and resources to the nation’s African-American community and provides leadership for the recruitment and professional development of African-American librarians. 

Clay previously served as membership chair for the organization and has served as exhibits chair for the organization’s past four national conferences.  Locally, Clay serves as president of the Friends of the Julia Davis Branch Library.

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