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  1. Share an Impact Statement

    We need statements about the impact of IMLS funding on the children and families you serve. This is the most essential way to provide us with the information we need to advocate nationally for libraries and the work you do every day. This is how we #SaveI ...

    1035966 - 03/21/2017 - 21:22 - Everyday Advocacy

  2. Everyday Advocacy Matters- October 2017

    From the Editor | Everyday Advocacy Spotlight | News You Can Use | Get Inspired!  | Calendar   From the Editor  Listening to Understand vs. Listening to Respond Most of us have probably heard the term "active listening." More than likely, it mea ...

    LSCHULTE - 10/12/2017 - 11:10 - Everyday Advocacy

  3. Everyday Advocacy Challenge!

    Take the Everyday Advocacy Challenge! Looking for a great way to activate your inner Everyday Advocate and motivate your colleagues to do the same? Then volunteer to be a part of our next Everyday Advocacy Challenge (EAC) cohort! We’re looking for partici ...

    1035966 - 01/08/2017 - 22:00 - Everyday Advocacy

  4. Everyday Advocacy Matters- July 2017

    From the Editor | Everyday Advocacy Spotlight | News You Can Use | Get Inspired!  | Calendar   From the Editor  Proactive Advocacy  Back in 2011, my large urban library system faced a $10 million budget crisis. Our city department was directed to cut near ...

    LSCHULTE - 07/13/2017 - 11:37 - Everyday Advocacy

  5. Share Your Advocacy Story

      We bet you’ve had your share of proud moments advocating for the children and families at your library. We’re sure you’ve got tried-and-true tips, tools, and techniques that have brought you past success with community partners, stakeholders, and policy ...

    admin - 03/22/2016 - 11:09 - Everyday Advocacy

  6. Feedback

    Did you find what you needed today? Yes No Mostly N/A Please elaborate on today's experience. I would like to: Report a broken link Report a form with problems Report a page that should have more information added Locate a missing page Report a PDF o ...

    LSCHULTE - 05/01/2013 - 11:17 - Everyday Advocacy

  7. Find an Advocacy Mentor

    Need a little extra help navigating those murky advocacy waters? Looking for an experienced advocate to steer you in the right direction? Fill out the Webform below to describe the areas in which you’d most like assistance. We’ll pass your request along t ...

    admin - 05/01/2013 - 08:35 - Everyday Advocacy

  8. Use IMLS Impact Statements by State

    In late March and early April 2017, ALSC collected statements from Everyday Advocates about the impact of IMLS funding on the children and families they serve. This effort provided ALSC leaders with the information they need to advocate nationally for lib ...

    1035966 - 05/03/2017 - 16:19 - Everyday Advocacy

  9. Everyday Advocacy Matters- April 2017

    From the Editor | Everyday Advocacy Spotlight | News You Can Use | Get Inspired!  | Calendar   From the Editor  Tell Five, Then Five More  Think about the last time you visited an awesome restaurant, thrift shop, or library. Remember how you couldn’t wait ...

    LSCHULTE - 03/30/2017 - 13:41 - Everyday Advocacy

  10. Use ALA Talking Points

    Background The President just proposed wiping out virtually all of the roughly $180 million in federal library funding by eliminating the agency that administers it: the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS); This tiny amount of money measured ...

    1035966 - 03/18/2017 - 10:25 - Everyday Advocacy