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  1. Contact the Office for Library Advocacy

    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

  2. Intersections | Code Switching: When Intentions and Reality Collide

        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

  3. American Dream Test LibraryThing Widgets

    Test Widgets ...

    SARCHACKI - 09/23/2016 - 15:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Welcome to Intersections

    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

  5. Contribute to Intersections

    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

  6. Intersections- Past ODLOS, OFD, and OLOS Blog Posts

    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

  7. About Intersections

    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

  8. Literacy Clearinghouse Literacy Across the Profession

    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

  9. Literacy Clearinghouse ALA Divisions and Member Groups

    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

  10. Fifty Shades of Banned Books Week

    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

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