Jazzy Wright Press Officer email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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
Wednesday, 6/15/2016 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Eastern) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Central) 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Mountain) 9:00 AM-10:00 AM (Pacific) Celebrate GLBT Book Month this June by attending a webinar featuring Gayle E. Pitman, author of This Day in June. This Day ...
KPEKOLL - 05/19/2016 - 12:32 - 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NOTE: This past webinar has now been archived.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. National Library Legislative Day is a two-day advocacy event where hundreds of library supporters, leaders and pat ...
KPEKOLL - 04/22/2016 - 15:20 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Introduction Libraries face a number of challenges in protecting the privacy of users, especially students in elementary, middle, and high schools. School libraries offer print, media, and online content to meet students’ educational and research needs as ...
DCALDWELL-STONE - 05/05/2016 - 05:31 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Thursday, 5/26/2016 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) We all have First Amendment rights. It says so right there in the foundational document of our nation. But surely the Founders ...
KPEKOLL - 04/26/2016 - 12:02 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Is your library preparing to observe Choose Privacy Week 2016? Join the ALA’s IFC Privacy Subcommittee and the Office for Intellectual Freedom for a free webinar that will offer solid guidance on developing privacy programming that will educate and ...
KPEKOLL - 04/06/2016 - 23:31 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
New Speakers Confirmed! Darryl L. DePriest, Chief Counsel, Office of Advocacy, U.S. Small Business Administration Tiffany Moore, VP Congressional Affairs, Consumer Technology Association Given that a new Administration and Congress will be coming to t ...
CWAPNER - 04/06/2016 - 09:33 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
As librarians, we are often cocooned in library voices. But there are other industries and professionals whose principles and values often align with ours; especially intellectual freedom. This webinar will share examples of potential partners and how col ...
KPEKOLL - 03/28/2016 - 15:48 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Thank you for participating in School Library Snapshot! Now more than ever, school librarians are critical to student success and it is equally critical that we showcase that value. The Library Snapshot is a project that originated with the New Jersey Li ...
MCUSICK - 05/23/2016 - 14:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
Join us for a live interview with Jamie LaRue. He will be answering YOUR questions about his passions, positions, and purpose. This is a great opportunity to meet the new director for the Office for Intellectual Freedom. Takeaways Get acquainted with a n ...
KPEKOLL - 03/28/2016 - 15:35 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
The American Library Association’s Washington Office is a member of the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) along with the Association of Research Libraries and the Association of College and Research Libraries. The LCA is the primary coalition addressing co ...
SMAYEAUX - 03/24/2016 - 15:25 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues