Community Profiles

Student Kamilah Jackson Moves from Coast Guard to School Librarian

Kamilah Jackson served 10 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, where her duties included inspecting foreign freight at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Aspiring Children’s Librarian Pat Toney Receives Support From a Special Scholarship Program

Pat Toney’s path to an MLIS degree started with children’s author Tomie dePaola. In 2006, Toney was working in an administrative job, feeling restless that she hadn’t found a career that felt like a calling.