SCALA Portland Meeting

SCALA Meeting Notes – Saturday, January 28, 2017

In attendance: Carina Bernard, Cassandra Dunn, Jessie Duplessis, Rachel Fellman, Barbara Fischer, Alex Halpern, Katie Patterson, Sylvia Podwika, Sheila Shapiro, Lynne Stahl, Kat Temple, Shaleigh Westphall, and Esther ZenZele,.

Funds: $144

Book Drive/Trivia Night

New and gently used picture books featuring diversity (birth-8th grade) are requested for the Children’s Book Bank

Dictionaries – both English and Spanish/English, mostly paperbacks are requested for Books to Prisoners

Devon is making poster for the event, just needs info

Sylvia is working on getting KBOO to promote us on air

Jessie is getting used books from New Renaissance that weren’t bought from individuals and subsequently donated

Kick off of book drive at trivia night and have it be a month long

Social Media and Website Discussion

Please email or text photos for the SCALA Instagram to Jessica

Facebook and Twitter clarification – it is just for communication and/or relevant stories

Barbara changed the website theme and needs to update info

Discussion of logo for SCALA PDX – referred to Devon

Other Projects

Alex offered to draft a letter of support and will post it to the Dropbox for review

Esther curios if we are interested in going to conferences or participating in events and writing blog posts about our experience

Possible trivia night during banned books week in Sept was discussed

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