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  1. Intersections | The 6th Annual Seguimos Creando Enlaces Conference

    By Melissa Solis (melissa.solis@sdcounty.ca.gov) | It starts with a border crossing. This year’s Seguimos Creando Enlaces Conference will be held on both sides of the border. Now in its sixth year, the free conference will gather librarians from the Unite ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 02/17/2017 - 10:33 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Intersections | Project Welcome Summit

    By John Amundsen (jamundsen@ala.org) | On Monday, Feb. 6 th, librarians and representatives from government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and resettlement agencies from across the U.S. and around the world gathered in Chicago for the Project W ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 02/13/2017 - 14:32 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Winter 2017 Spectrum Graduation Announcements

      Alice Son graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Master of Science in Library and Information Science in December 2016.  She recently became the Teen  Librarian  at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library in Arlington Height ...

    WPRELLWITZ - 02/13/2017 - 17:05 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Quotable Facts about America’s Libraries

    One of   ALA's most recognizable advocacy tools has been updated with current research and statistics. These wallet-sized fold-out cards provide quick, relevant, and salient talking points and thought-provoking information for library advocates of al ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 02/27/2017 - 13:08 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Libraries Respond: Protections for Our Nation's Transgender Students

    Statement from ALA President, Julie Todaro “The Trump administration’s decision to revoke important protections for transgender students couldn’t conflict more with the library community’s fundamental values and the principles upon which libraries are fou ...

    JGRAY - 02/27/2017 - 15:43 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. Libraries in the Jim Crow South and A Conversation with One of the Tougaloo Nine

    Thursday, 2/23/2017 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) In celebration of Black History Month, join author Cheryl Knott (“ Not Free, Not for All: Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Cr ...

    KPEKOLL - 02/23/2017 - 16:02 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. Planning a Referendum?

    Here are eight things to do before you launch a referendum campaign: Unify your library’s branding so that it reflects your mission and is recognized throughout the community. Develop a public awareness campaign. Use the many resources available through L ...

    MCUSICK - 02/17/2017 - 15:48 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. Libraries Respond: 10 Things Your Library Can Do for 2017 and Beyond

    During difficult times, our nation’s 120,000+ public, academic, school and special libraries are invaluable allies inspiring understanding and community healing. ALA has developed this document as a starting point to help you address current events and su ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 02/14/2017 - 09:42 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  9. Libraries Respond: Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers

    ALA Resolution in Support of Immigrant Rights  2006-2007 CD#20.2 (ALA Midwinter Meeting) WHEREAS, America's immigrants are strong and valuable part of the social fabric of this nation; and WHEREAS, The ALA Library Bill of Rights states that a person& ...

    JGRAY - 02/27/2017 - 14:44 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. 45-115 ALA Federal Initiative

    Initiated by ALA President Julie Todaro and led by Past-president Courtney Young, the 45-115 ALA Federal Initiative will highlight and strengthen library community efforts to communicate how libraries advance national priorities working closely with the T ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 10/03/2016 - 15:24 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

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