Jazzy Wright Press Officer firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, D.C.—Barbara Stripling, president of the American Library Association (ALA), released the following statement regarding the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruling on Verizon v. FCC: “The American Library Association is extremely
01/16/2014 - 13:17
Senate passage of Every Student Succeeds Act boosts U.S. school children’s chances of 21st century success
Nancy Gravatt Press Officer email@example.com CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) and the American Association of School Librarians applaud the passage of S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The bill is the first piece of federal legislation in more than 50 years opens
12/09/2015 - 11:03
Jazzy Wright Press Officer firstname.lastname@example.org Today, higher education and library organizations representing thousands of colleges, universities, and libraries nationwide released a joint set of Net Neutrality Principles they recommend form the basis of an upcoming Federal Communications
07/15/2014 - 08:43
The Issue ALA believes that every school should have an effective school library program. While reading and books are mainstays of the school library program, today’s effective school library programs are also sophisticated learning environments that prov ...
EWAGNER - 09/12/2019 - 16:07 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
America’s libraries are committed to promoting literacy and a love of reading with diverse collections, programs and services for all ages. In an increasingly digital world, our libraries are investing more in eBooks and downloadable media. And millions o ...
JCARMICHAEL - 09/12/2019 - 12:24 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Join hundreds of library advocates for the American Library Association’s 45th National Library Legislative Day in 2020! Held in Washington, D.C., National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) is a two-day educational event designed to provide attendees the opp ...
EWAGNER - 09/13/2019 - 10:26 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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EWAGNER - 09/13/2019 - 10:35 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
ALA and the White House Conference on Library and Information Services Taskforce (WHCLIST) are seeking applications for the 2020 WHCLIST Award. The WHCLIST Scholarship is granted to one non-librarian National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) participant. Th ...
EWAGNER - 09/09/2019 - 17:40 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
What is National Library Legislative Day? National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) is a two-day advocacy event in Washington D.C., hosted by the American Library Association, which provides attendees education about federal legislative priorities for libra ...
EWAGNER - 09/09/2019 - 09:58 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
As members of the American Library Association, we recognize intellectual freedom as a universal human right. 1 This right ensures free access to seek and receive information and expression of ideas from all points of view without restriction for every in ...
DCALDWELL-STONE - 08/30/2019 - 11:59 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
This Banned Books Week (September 22-28, 2019), bring a censorship expert into the library with these live webinars. Designed for libraries and schools to stream as programs during Banned Books Week celebrations, these webinars are a way for library users ...
EDIAZ - 09/06/2019 - 10:09 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Older Americans constitute a significant and growing segment of library users, but in many ways the services they expect—collections, programs, continuing education, and community gathering—are traditional services of the library. Library services to o ...
AHAYES - 08/19/2019 - 13:52 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Libraries can serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LBGTQ) people by ensuring that this population is reflected in library collections and provided with services at the library. As a population which is often the subject of discrimination and ha ...
AHAYES - 08/19/2019 - 13:39 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues