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
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
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
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
Budgets & funding Challenges to library materials Internet safety Privatization Salaries and pay equity ...
JCARMICHAEL - 11/29/2016 - 04:36 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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
By Tina Williams (email@example.com) | 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
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
By Teneka Williams (firstname.lastname@example.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
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
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