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
ALA’s Office for Library Advocacy (OLA) assists library staff and library advocates facing a range of issues, including threats to funding or positions, state or local legislation, and more. Building a network of supporters? Have a story to share? Let us ...
JCARMICHAEL - 07/20/2016 - 10:50 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
By Jody Gray | It is common knowledge that among people of color and American Indians there is a coping mechanism called “code switching.” Basically, the idea is that an individual alternates their behaviors or language to fit a particular situation. ...
JAMUNDSEN - 09/19/2016 - 16:42 - 1 comment - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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SARCHACKI - 09/23/2016 - 15:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Hello and welcome to Intersections, the blog of the ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services! A successor to the Diversity & Outreach Columns blog, we envision Intersections to be a vibrant and thriving place for our members to sha ...
JAMUNDSEN - 09/19/2016 - 16:39 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
The Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services invites content from members, ALA units, and library service providers highlighting resources and model practices in diversity, literacy, and outreach services. Articles are typically 250-500 word ...
JAMUNDSEN - 09/21/2016 - 10:09 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Diversity & Outreach Columns Blog Archive From 2001 through 2016, the ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS) operated the Diversity & Outreach Columns Blog, formerly known as the OLOS Columns Blog. The Columns Blog highlighted librar ...
JAMUNDSEN - 09/19/2016 - 14:38 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
About Intersections Intersections, the blog of the ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services (ODLOS), highlights the work of library and information science workers as they create safe, responsible, and all-inclusive spaces that serve and ...
JAMUNDSEN - 09/19/2016 - 14:12 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Literacy Across the Profession Adult Literacy Libraries have a long tradition of providing resources and services for adults wanting to improve their reading and writing skills. Basic, functional literacy is an essential skill for an individual’s persona ...
SARCHACKI - 09/20/2016 - 18:06 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
ALA Divisions and Member Groups · ALA Committee on Literacy · Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) · American Association of School Librarians (AASL) · Public Library Association (PLA) · Association of ...
SARCHACKI - 08/31/2016 - 13:02 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
This past webinar has now been archived. The recording and slides are available to download or share below. Tired of the same old displays and yellow caution tape? Want to engage your community with thoughtful programming and information about the freedom ...
KPEKOLL - 08/10/2016 - 14:06 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues