POLICY & ADVOCACY UPDATES
Upcoming: It is National Library Week! Look for multiple library developments in Congress, the Unite Against Book Bans initiative, telecom policy submissions to federal agencies, and more--on @librarypolicy twitter.
Upcoming: University of Maryland iSchool/ALA Lecture Series. ALA President Lessa Pelayo-Lozada and COL member Joe Thompson speak about the future of libraries & the profession on Thursday, Apr 27 @ 6pm Eastern
Upcoming: Friday, Apr 28, noon, Capitol Hill, 2168 Rayburn House Office Building. ALA PPA sponsors policy discussion (includes lunch) on the role of our nation's libraries in strengthening small business and entrepreneurship in their communities. Come join us!
RSVP: https://airtable.com/shrXBUIK0K6BAzl2p. Questions to Jim Takeshita, email@example.com.
Upcoming: A Rally for the Right to Read! SAVE THE DATE - Thurs., June 22, 2023 evening, on the eve of the 2023 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Let's come together in solidarity against censorship. Join us at the Unite Against Book Bans event & reception, celebrating the courage & resilience of America's librarians. Details to come. https://twitter.com/ALALibrary/status/1649563710225018881
CBS Sunday Morning: War of words: The fight over banning books. Features ALA OIF director Deborah Caldwell-Stone and librarians from Brooklyn and Norman, Oklahoma.
ALA announces new cadre of the ALA Policy Corps focused on book banning and censorship
Op-ed by PPA Senior Fellow Chris Harris: "Support Your Local Librarians By Rejecting Book Bans"
ALA joins leading public interest groups and corporations to promote unlicensed spectrum in letter to NTIA.
"Keeping Up with Digital Equity Funding," ACRL Keeping Up With blog, by ALA PPA consultant Michelle Frisque and Kara Malenfant of ACRL.
NEWS AND ARTICLES AND MISC
Rep. Cleaver Calls on Governor Parson to Protect Funding for Missouri Libraries
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