During the award ceremony in Oakland, on October 22, 2023, Gloria received the Jack London award for exceptional service to the Sacramento branch of CWC.
You can watch a short video of Gloria receiving the award here. Or click on the image below.
The CWC central board holds an award ceremony annually to present both the Ina Coolbrith award and the Jack London award.
The Ina Coolbrith award is named after Ina Coolbrith, who was a poet, writer, and librarian. Importantly, she was a mentor for Jack London. This award is given to CWC members for exceptional service the California Writers Club.
The Jack London award, is given to a member of a branch for exceptional service to that branch.