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Miriam Tuliao to Participate in 37th Annual Great Saunter to raise funds for the Spectrum Scholarship Program

For Immediate Release
Fri, 02/16/2024

Contact:

Anjali Jain

Program Officer, Community Engagement

Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS)

ajain@ala.org

CHICAGO - Miriam Tuliao has announced that she will participate in , a 32-mile walk around Manhattan, on May 4, 2024 to raise funds for ALA鈥檚 Spectrum Scholarship Program. This is Tuliao's 17th consecutive year organizing an annual fundraiser for Spectrum.听

To support Tuliao鈥檚 fundraising efforts, please visit听听to make your gift and select the Spectrum Scholarship Program as the fund you wish to support. Upon checkout please select the 鈥淎dd a tribute or memorial to my donation鈥 option on the top and include in honor of the Tuliao Fundraiser and acknowledgement going to Miriam Tuliao in the fields provided.

Each year, in addition to raising funds for Spectrum, Tuliao pays tribute to librarians who have made an impact on her and on their communities. Tuliao shares that she will be honoring the following librarians for their commitment to outreach and special services during the fundraiser:

  • Carrie Banks, Brooklyn Public Library
  • Adriana Blancarte-Hayward, New York Public Library
  • Julia Chang, New York Public Library
  • Maria Fung, formerly of BookOps
  • Valerie Garcia, New York Public Library
  • Fred Gitner, Queens Public Library
  • Alexandra Gomez, BookOps听
  • Elizabeth Olesh, Baldwin Public Library
  • Robin Osborne, formerly Westchester Library System
  • Libbhy Romero, BookOps

Tuliao is a senior library marketing manager at Penguin Random House and an adjunct library science instructor at Queens College, City University of New York and Indiana University鈥揚urdue University Indianapolis. Before joining the publishing world, she served as the assistant director of selection at BookOps, the shared technical services organization of New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library.

Tuliao cites a Filipino saying鈥攗tang na loob鈥攚hich means 鈥渁 debt of the soul.鈥 It鈥檚 why she says she feels a strong debt to library colleagues and is inspired to help 鈥減rovide BIPOC sisters and brothers with an opportunity to fly.鈥

Tuliao is a United States masters swimmer who has raised funds for Spectrum through participating in events, including the Big Shoulders 5K Swim in Chicago in September 2007 - her first annual Spectrum Fundraiser; the New Jersey State Triathlon; the 5.85-mile Little Red Lighthouse swim; two United States Masters Swimming two-mile Cable Open Water National Championships; a 1.2-K race swimming around the Statue of Liberty, the IGLA Championship Open Water Swim, the Annual Lake Erie Open Water Classic, and the Washington D.C. Sharkfest Swim.听

Support Tuliao's efforts by contributing to 港澳台图库at听, selecting Spectrum, and making your gift in tribute to Miriam Tuliao. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Through the Spectrum Scholarship Program, 港澳台图库advances racial equity by connecting new generations of racially and ethnically diverse librarians with a network committed to mutual support, advancing one another鈥檚 leadership, and making social justice part of everybody's everyday work. The Spectrum Scholarship Program actively recruits and provides scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern and North African, and/or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students. To learn more about the Spectrum Scholarship Program, please contact ALA鈥檚 Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services at听spectrum@ala.org听or visit听.听

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