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by Nancy Kranich
President, American Library Association
The Benton Foundation. What's Going On, Losing Ground Bit by Bit: Low-Income Communities in the Information Age , Washington, DC: Benton Foundation, 1998.
The ALA has five key action areas that drive its mission to promote the highest quality library services and access to information for all people. These key action areas are a perfect way to organize a series of activities .
Programming suggestions for each of these five key action areas are discussed below. Programs and displays around these key action areas can also serve as a backdrop to your event.