We are now an Official

REFORMA Chapter!

We are very proud to introduce our newly

re-designed logo and branding image. This is just the beginning of a long list of positive changes here at

REFORMA de Florida.

We hope you like it!

To learn more about REFORMA please visit:


Welcome to REFORMA de Florida!


REFORMA de Florida (RdeFL) is the Florida Chapter of REFORMA, the National organization whose mission is to promote the library and information services to Latinos and the Spanish speaking in the State of Florida.  REFORMA de Florida is a non-profit organization that supports the efforts of library professionals, paraprofessionals and community supporters, who develop, provide and advocate for, excellent library services in Latinx communities in Florida.


On our website you will find relevant information regarding services, resources, research, advocacy, scholarship, programs, news and events to support REFORMA de Florida’s mission to serve our Latino communities.


REFORMA de Florida welcomes your membership.  Whether you are a seasoned librarian, or a graduate student pursuing your Master’s Degree in Library and Information Sciences; a retired library professional or a library supporter; a community activist or a library costumer, if you are interested in pursuing excellence in library services for Latinos in your community, you are a most welcome candidate as a member of REFORMA de Florida.


The success of REFORMA de Florida rests on its members’ base to continuously pursue excellence in library services by supporting each other professionally, networking, and sharing ideas for programs and services.  The Board of Officers welcomes your initiatives and leadership to volunteer to serve on committees, and develop plans for the future.  Volunteer to chair a committee on Youth Services, Teen Services, Readers’ Advisory, Collection Development, Advocacy, Fundraising, Strategic Planning!  Be part of a pioneering effort to bring REFORMA de Florida into your libraries and communities and say: “The Future is bright for REFORMA de Florida, the time is now!  Florida REFORMISTAS are here!




Diana Rojas Ortiz

2017-2019 President, REFORMA de Florida



2017-2019 Board Members

Diana Rojas Ortiz, MLIS, President
REFORMA de Florida



Dr. Gary S. Brown, Vice-President/President Elect




Loanis Menendez-Cuesta, Board Advisor

Head of Reference Department
Delray Beach Public Library



Dr. Howard Rodriguez-Mori, Senior Board Advisor

Assistant Professor College of Communication and Information, Florida State University



VACANT, Recording Secretary


Isabel Castro, Treasurer