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
Thank you for participating in the American Library Association’s 2018 Libraries Transform campaign survey. Your responses, which will remain anonymous, will help ALA develop improved and expanded public awareness and advocacy tools for library supporters ...
JCARMICHAEL - 02/06/2018 - 15:54 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Here's a Winter 2018 round-up of recent promotions and job news from ALA's Spectrum Scholars. Please join us in congratulating everyone! Jennifer Gibson, 2011 Scholar, has been named the Manager of the Reference Department at St. Louis County ...
WPRELLWITZ - 02/20/2018 - 14:19 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights Visual and performing arts can transform understanding and appreciation of the world in all its cultural diversity. The American Library Association affirms that visual and performing arts can be powerful co ...
EDIAZ - 02/20/2018 - 12:44 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
The American Library Association (ALA) affirms that Net Neutrality is essential to the promotion and practice of intellectual freedom and the free exercise of democracy. Definition Net Neutrality is the principle that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) s ...
EDIAZ - 02/20/2018 - 12:20 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
The Spectrum Advisory Committee maintains a central calendar of events where Spectrum Scholars can find opportunities to network and engage face-to-face throughout the year. We encourage you to share information about what conferences you plan on attendi ...
WPRELLWITZ - 11/14/2017 - 11:17 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
The role of media in shaping public opinion is indisputable, and there are more channels for expression than ever. In a world filled with opinions, you may wonder why you should bother to share your own. When it comes to advocacy, the reason is simple: yo ...
EWAGNER - 02/07/2018 - 12:08 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Kristin Lansdown to serve as national advisor for the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Great Stories Club
Kristin Lansdown, 2017-2018 Spectrum Scholar, has been selected as one of eight National Advisors to the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Great Stories Club (TRHT GSC). This program will engage 5,000 underserved young adults in transformative re ...
WPRELLWITZ - 01/17/2018 - 10:28 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
ALA is working to increase its pool of valuable resources to assist libraries in their advocacy efforts. We will be working to improve and update this website regularly and we are very interested in hearing your comments and suggestions. Do you have ideas ...
EWAGNER - 02/05/2018 - 13:38 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
ALA Congressional Tour Toolkit Elected officials and their staff spend a great deal of time in the districts they represent. Library visits are the single best way to help elected officials and their staff understand the connections between national polic ...
EWAGNER - 02/05/2018 - 13:50 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Introduction The Washington Office offers a variety of information resources about current federal issues that impact libraries. Each resource contains much of the same information and you can choose to access one or more of them to suit your needs. A des ...
EWAGNER - 02/05/2018 - 13:30 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues