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 American Library Association promotes equal access to information for all persons and recognizes the ongoing need to increase awareness of and responsiveness to the diversity of our communities. In order to accomplish this, however, libraries must uti ...
admin - 07/13/2020 - 12:26 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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 toward fostering diversity in the workplace. ALA Policies ALA Policy B.9 ALA L ...
admin - 07/13/2020 - 12:21 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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 - 07/13/2020 - 12:15 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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 De ...
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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
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
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