Selection of Resolutions Adopted by the ALA Council

These are a selection of resolutions adopted by the ALA Council. For a complete list of resolutions and other Council documents, see Council Documents.

2017

ALA Conference Accessibility Task Force (CATF)

Revised Resolution on Gun Violence Affecting Libraries, Library Workers, and Library Patrons

Resolution Protecting Families and Caretakers

Revision of the ALA Strategic Direction to add 4th Strategic Direction on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion on Diversity-Cover Sheet  (35)

Revision of the ALA Strategic Direction to add 4th Strategic Direction on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion on Diversity-Proposed Changes (35.1)

Revision of the ALA Strategic Direction to add 4th Strategic Direction on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion on Diversity-Accepted Changes (35.2)

2016

Resolution Concerning Accessibility of ALA Conferences and Meetings for People with Disabilities

Resolution Against Islamophobia

Resolution Concerning the Role of Chapters in the American Library Association (This resolution was referred to President Julie Todaro’s task force on June 27, 2016)

Resolution Calling Upon Libraries to Build More Inclusive Communities

Resolution on Gun Violence Affecting Libraries, Library Workers, and Library Patrons (The ALA Council deferred action on this resolution until the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting; see 2017 above)

Resolution on Equity for All School Libraries

2015

Resolution on the Importance of Sustainable Libraries

Resolution on Improving Access to Spanish, Bilingual, and Books in Various Languages for Children in Detention Centers

Resolution Denouncing the Systemic Racism that Motivated the South Carolina Shootings

Resolution on Gun Violence

Resolution to Endorse Statement from the Movement for Black Lives on Charleston Shooting

2014

Resolution to Improve Member Access to ALA Unit Governing Information

2013

Resolution Reaffirming ALA's Commitment to Basic Literacy

Declaration for the Right to Libraries Resolution/w actual Declaration (PDF)