JOB SEARCH & TRAINING, RESUME HELP: Office of Community Wealth Building Barrier Navigator Office Hours
Visit the Career Station in YOUR Community! Come talk to a Barrier Navigator about the Office of Community Wealth Building's workforce development programs, career planning services, job training, resume and interview help, employment search, supportive services plus more! Meet with an Engagement Specialist at the Hull Street Branch Library--Start Your Journey Today!
No appointment is necessary. For more information call 804-646-6464
- Wednesday, April 26, 2023 Show more dates
- 2:00pm - 4:30pm
- Hull Street Meeting Room
- Life & Job Skills
Meldon Jenkins-Jones is the Community Services Manager at Hull Street Library. She is a founder and the facilitator of the Oliver W. Hill Book Club which meets bi-monthly online. The book club is named in honor of Oliver W. Hill (1907–2007), a Richmond African American attorney and civil rights activist. His efforts, along with others’, resulted in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling that racial segregation in public education was unconstitutional. The Oliver W. Hill Book Club invites readers to explore various books dealing with the law, civil rights, and social justice in America. Meldon also chairs the Get Lit Advisory Committee which supports the RPL Get Lit Reading Initiatives including the Black Male Emergent Readers (BMER) program, the Lit Chicks Read Book Clubs, the Ready Readers @Hull Street Library for K-5 students, and Real Men Read speakers bureau.
Meldon is a graduate of the Leadership Metro Richmond Class of 2022. She was the first recipient of the Virginia Library Association (VLA) Librarians of Color Forum Award in 2021 and is an active member of VLA.
In 2011, Meldon received her Master of Library and Information Studies from Florida State University. She is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law--Newark and Smith College.
A Metro Richmond resident, Meldon is the mother of two adult children and enjoys spending time with her five grandchildren.