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  1. Libraries Transform Campaign Survey

    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

  2. Work It, Spectrum!

    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

  3. Visual and Performing Arts in Libraries

    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

  4. Net Neutrality: An Intellectual Freedom Issue

    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

  5. Spectrum Event Planning

    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

  6. Advocating for Libraries in the Media

    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

  7. 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

  8. Feedback

    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

  9. Working with Elected Officials

    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

  10. Federal Advocacy and How to Get Started

    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