Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM): ATALM is a national non-profit organization that maintains a network of support for indigenous programs, provides culturally relevant programming and services, encourages collaboration among tribal and non-tribal cultural institutions, and articulates contemporary issues related to developing and sustaining the cultural soverignty of Native Nations.
Emerging Leaders: The American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders (EL) program is a leadership development program which enables newer library workers from across the country to participate in problem-solving work groups, network with peers, gain an inside look into ALA structure, and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity. It puts participants on the fast track to ALA committee volunteerism as well as other professional library-related organizations
As a sponsor of the Emerging Leader program, AILA selects a member of AILA and provides financial support of at least $1,000 ($500 per conference).
Honoring Our Elders: a Distinguished Service Award for active and retired AILA members
Joint Conference for Librarians of Color: JCLC brings together a diverse group of librarians, library staff, library supporters, and community participants to explore issues of diversity in libraries and how they affect the ethnic communities who use our services. Sponsored by American Indian Library Assocation, Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, BlackCaucus of the American Library Association, Chinese American Librarians Association, REFORMA: National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking.