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  1. First Amendment and Censorship

    First Amendment Resources | Statements & Core Documents | Publications & Guidelines “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; ...

    admin - 07/13/2019 - 10:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Privacy

    ALA Statements and Policies | Q&As, Tool Kits and Guidelines  | Privacy Policy Choose Privacy Week | Webcasts | Publications | Keep Current |   Assistance and Consultation The right to privacy – the right to read, consider, and develop ideas and belie ...

    admin - 07/12/2019 - 19:50 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Diversity Research and Statistics

    Research The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services sponsors the Diversity Research Grant program to address critical gaps in the knowledge of diversity issues within library and information science. Statistics: ALA Reports ALA Member D ...

    admin - 07/09/2019 - 13:55 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Intellectual Freedom: Issues and Resources

    A commitment to intellectual freedom transforms your library. ALA actively advocates and educates in defense of intellectual freedom—the rights of library users to read, seek information, and speak freely as guaranteed by the First Amendment. Intellectual ...

    admin - 03/29/2019 - 19:07 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

    Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are fundamental values of the association and its members, and diversity is listed as one of ALA's Key Action Areas. The Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services uses a social justice framework to ensure t ...

    JGRAY - 11/19/2018 - 12:15 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. Diversity in the Workplace

    Diversity is a key action area of the American Library Association and Section B.3 Diversity (Old Number 60)  of ALA's policy manual includes a number of objectives geared towarding fostering diversity in the workplace. Key ALA Resources for Promotin ...

    admin - 06/27/2018 - 13:32 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. Programming to Promote Diversity

    The American Library Association recognizes the critical need for access to library and information resources, services, and technologies by all people, especially those who may experience language or literacy-related barriers; economic distress; cultural ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 - 10:01 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues