What Is Advocacy?

Definitions developed by the AASL Advocacy Committee.


Information on AASL sponsored events including Banned Websites Awareness Day and School Library Month.

AASL Advocacy & Legislation Coalition Calls

A list of upcoming call dates and archives of past calls.

Intellectual Freedom

AASL-created resources and contact information in the event of a material challenge.


Information on school library specific legislation and the ongoing legislative efforts of the ALA Washington Office.


Information to facilitate the school librarian's role as advocate for their program - this includes position statements, AASL developed professional development, relevant reports, research and statistics, and white papers. Also includes Implementing the Common Core State Standards: The Role of the School Librarian an AASL action brief.


Materials to facilitate school library program advocacy - this includes advocacy brochures and toolkits.