POLICY & ADVOCACY UPDATES
--> Now: ALA PPA is recruiting for a deputy director, state & local advocacy
--> Nov 8: Webinar on Book Banning in the US and the Positive Impact of Diverse Books: What New Data Tells Us. With OIF staffers Joyce McIntosh and Eric Stroshane and ALA Policy Corps member Becky Calzada.
--> New publication: Library Advocacy Action Plan Workbook
ALA submitted comments on the FCC's Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the E-rate program, to simplify and improve its operation.
ALA endorses White House proposal to continue funding for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)
ALA welcomes FCC NPRM on net neutrality
ALA endorsed the Adult Education WORKS Act.
ALA receives National Literacy Honors award from the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
Book banning briefing on Capitol Hill with the Interfaith Coalition
ALA was a sponsor of the Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture and Awards Ceremony
PPA staffers at the ARSL conference
PPA staffers Shawnda Hines, Emily Durkin, and Alan Inouye presented at the Virginia Library Association conference
Anna Gomez confirmed as a FCC Commissioner and FCC Commissioners Geoffrey Starks and Brendan Carr were confirmed for new terms -- ALA endorsed all 3 of them.
Our E-rate Task Force members at the recent SHLB conference
My op-ed on artificial intelligence, published in The Hill
Alan S. Inouye, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Public Policy & Government Relations; Interim Associate Executive Director, Public Policy and Advocacy; and Interim Chief Advancement Officer
American Library Association
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