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
Wednesday, 8/10/2016 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) Tired of the same old displays and yellow caution tape? Want to engage your community with thoughtful programming and informat ...
KPEKOLL - 07/21/2016 - 10:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
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 - 06/15/2016 - 13:01 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
A Free Advocacy Webinar Series Developed and presented by Libby Post of Communication Services, the LCTI will teach attendees how to create, market, and implement an effective advocacy campaign for your library. (Note: Registration is mandatory, and &quo ...
JCARMICHAEL - 06/29/2016 - 16:05 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues
ConnectHome is a public-private initiative to narrow the digital divide for families with school-age children who live in public housing. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is collaborating with EveryoneOn and US Ignite, who worked with ...
CWAPNER - 06/10/2016 - 10:38 - 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
NOTE: This past webinar has now been archived. Access to the recording can be purchased; please see How to Register below for more details. We all have First Amendment rights. It says so right there in the foundational document of our nation. But surely t ...
KPEKOLL - 06/01/2016 - 14:07 - 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
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
Intellectual Freedom eLearning Proposals ALA has many opportunities to participate in the work of the association and develop the continued learning of members of our profession. Your colleagues value the unique perspective you bring to the profession. Fi ...
LGRUENBERG - 05/16/2016 - 09:48 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues