AARP to Present Community of the Year Award to Sonia Yaco and Old Dominion University.

Sonia Yaco to recieve award from AARP

Sonia Yaco with DOVE exhibit

Sonia Yaco, Special Collections librarian and university archivist at Old Dominion University, and Old Dominion University have been selected to receive the 2012 AARP Community of the Year Award. It will be presented to Yaco at the AARP All Volunteer Assembly Awards Recognition Banquet on Nov. 28.

The award is in recognition of Yaco’s leadership on the Desegregation of Virginia Education (DOVE), AARP, NAACP and Urban League project and traveling exhibit, “School Desegregation: Learn, Preserve, and Empower.”

The exhibit will be at  ODU’s Perry Library from Jan. 7 to Feb. 14, 2013.

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