ALA Policy Corps Application

ALA is expanding its Policy Corps! Join us in building and amplifying our ability to advocate on key policy issues on behalf of the library community.

Participants will focus on issues for which deep and sustained knowledge is necessary to advance ALA policy goals among policymakers. Training and opportunities to participate in targeted national advocacy will be provided to participants. Learn more about the ALA Policy Corps. Questions should be directed to Alan Inouye ( or Larra Clark (

Interested in joining this effort? Submit your application online between October 22 and November 17. Note: selected finalists will subsequently be asked to submit a two-minute recorded video presentation about a sample policy issue.

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To apply for the ALA Policy Corps, provide the following information:
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