Jazzy Wright Press Officer email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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
All available activity books have been claimed. To stay informed about future giveaways and public awareness resources from ALA, subscribe to the Libraries Transform email list. In the upcoming film “The Kid Who Would Be King,” a regular boy stumbles upon ...
JCARMICHAEL - 01/18/2019 - 09:32 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Cathleen Miller, Curator, Maine Women Writers Collection, University of New England As workers, we spend our lives tending to the needs of our organizations, our patrons, and our co-workers. Whether you work in a supportive or a difficult environmen ...
AHAYES - 02/08/2019 - 09:19 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Q&A with Cynthia Palacios and Eva M.L. Rios-Alvarado: community organizing and the founding of Librarians of Color, Los Angeles
Cynthia Palacios, she/her/hers, was born to Central American migrant parents and raised in South Central Los Angeles, hence her interest in social justice. After completing her B.A. in Political Science, Cynthia realized that she can best help empower min ...
BJARNAGIN - 02/05/2019 - 09:49 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Erika Lehtonen, Youth Services Librarian, Shelton Timberland Library When you work in libraries, you give so much of yourself to other people. While most of my experience has been in public libraries, I can imagine library workers from different fie ...
AHAYES - 02/01/2019 - 20:03 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By: Jody Gray, Director, ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services 2019 marked the first year that three affiliates of the American Library Association (ALA) were included in the Youth Media Awards (YMA) announcements. The American Indian L ...
JGRAY - 01/30/2019 - 14:57 - 1 comment - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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EWAGNER - 10/16/2018 - 15:01 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Social media channels provide a place where libraries can share the work they are doing – and reinforce relationships with decision makers and the communities they represent. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram are perfectly designed for communicati ...
EWAGNER - 01/25/2019 - 00:57 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Policy Corps- 2018 Cohort Members Hannah Buckland Service Manager, Hennepin County Library Todd Carpenter Executive Director, National Information Standards Organization Nicolle Davies Assistant Commissioner & State Librarian, Colorado Ann Ewban ...
EWAGNER - 01/30/2019 - 09:18 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
EWAGNER - 01/28/2019 - 15:22 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Will your Senators support library funding for FY20? Check below to see if your Senators signed the LSTA and IAL letters last year, and who's new in 2019. Will your Representative support library funding for FY20? Check below to see if your Represent ...
EWAGNER - 01/25/2019 - 13:33 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues