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  1. 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

  2. Student Rights, Protests and Free Speech

    Thursday, 12/15/2016 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) Campus racial climate and the national and state elections are breeding grounds for activism and protests. Mishandled protests ...

    KPEKOLL - 11/28/2016 - 16:41 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Intersections | The American Dream Initiative: Forging Connections with New Americans in Paterson

    By Andrew Luck | When the Paterson Free Public Library applied for the ALA/Dollar General American Dream grant, we had few ESL resources when compared to the needs of the community.  The city of Paterson is over 50% Hispanic with burgeoning Turkish, Arab, ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 11/11/2016 - 11:02 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Advocacy topics

    Budgets & funding Challenges to library materials Internet safety Privatization Salaries and pay equity ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 11/29/2016 - 04:36 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Resources for Specific Groups

    Academic libraries Friends groups & trustees Public libraries Rural libraries School libraries Special needs & underserved populations Young adult advocacy ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 11/29/2016 - 04:41 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. Intersections | Serving the Older Adult Community

    By Tina Williams (twilliams@whiteoaklibrary.org) | Reaching out to the community is a vital part of Library services. Five years ago, I started the Outreach Services Department at the White Oak Library District with the charge to serve the older adult pop ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 11/07/2016 - 15:20 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. History of Intellectual Freedom and Censorship

    NOTE: This past webinar has now been archived. Access to the recording can be purchased; please see How to Register below for more details. Join intellectual freedom educators and advocates Emily Knox, Joyce Latham, and Candace Morgan as they discuss the ...

    KPEKOLL - 11/21/2016 - 15:36 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. Intersections | The Social Work of the 21st Century Librarian

    By Teneka Williams (twilliams@georgialibraries.org) | In the past year, librarians in the communities of Ferguson, MO, Baltimore, MD, and Charleston, SC were confronted with civil unrest while trying to maintain a presence in the community as common groun ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 10/31/2016 - 11:27 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  9. Libraries Respond: 2016 Election- White Allyship

      Allyship Traditionally, the library and information science profession have been predominately white.  Even in diverse communities, library professionals do not always reflect the populations they serve. Therefore it is essential that library and inform ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 12/01/2016 - 11:16 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. Libraries Respond: 2016 Election- Contribute to the Community

      Libraries across the nation are joining to provide community resources for the populations they serve. Academic, school, and public libraries have pulled together resources to offer support and hope to marginalized and oppressed library users especially ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 12/01/2016 - 09:54 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

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