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Posted By Ann Symons Jul 20, 2021 12:47 PM
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I can't speak for my Hawaii colleagues but I can say that as a 49 year + Alaskan we often find ourselves with meetings EST and CST. It is just a way of life. I had one meeting at annual which started 4:30 am Thoughts from others: AK and HI Sent from my iPhone
Posted By Ann Symons Jan 24, 2021 9:42 PM
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I totally agree with Ann Ewbank. Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services has held public hearings about each of the various tiers - after 1a The state;’s allocation committee did deviate from the CDC regulations on more than one occasion with reasons they felt were valid for our state. One ...
Posted By Ann Symons Apr 24, 2019 9:56 PM
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Greetings - Given that the last day to comment is Friday, I put this on my "to do" list. Despite the fact that this interpretation has not been updated since 1993, much of the language remains well written and in keeping with ALA's principles. What is strange about this interpretation is its format. ...
Posted By Ann Symons Jan 27, 2019 11:13 AM
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First - Thank you to everyone who helped worked on this resolution and to keep improving the language. Yesterday, the GLBTRT Board approved the resolution - with a new title and new wording to replace "transgender". The title is now:  A Resolution in Support of Civil Rights Protections for People of ...
Posted By Ann Symons Jan 22, 2019 10:57 AM
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Safe travels this week and thank you for all of your comments and suggestions for improving the resolution that GLBTRT will bring to Council at Midwinter.  Our board will take one final look on Saturday before submitting the resolution. The biggest change we made in the resolution was to focus solely ...
Posted By Ann Symons Jan 22, 2019 10:56 AM
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Posted By Ann Symons Jan 8, 2019 8:27 PM
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To:  ALA Council and ALA Members.... Thank you for your comments, question, and thank you to those of you who have asked to be seconders or endorsers. My glitch has been with being able to open and read the Google Doc.  I think I've got it now - and if not someone will tell me!  My apologies... Here ...
Posted By Ann Symons Jan 7, 2019 9:56 PM
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Here is the text of the proposed resolution: ALA Council Resolution: Proposed Definition of Sex under Title IX, of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act   Whereas Diversity  and Equitable Access to Information and Library Services are identified as key action areas of the American Library Association's ...
Posted By Ann Symons Jan 7, 2019 6:13 PM
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Please Forward this message to any group that you represent or that you think will be interested in this resolution!
Posted By Ann Symons Jan 7, 2019 5:41 PM
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Greetings - I believe I have now gone back and made the link shareable to anyone!   Ann Ann K. Symons GLBTRT Councilor ------------------------------ Ann Symons ------------------------------
Posted By Ann Symons Jan 7, 2019 5:25 PM
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January 7, 2019 To:   ALA Councilors and Board Members of ALA's Ethnic Caucuses Following in Sara Dallas' Footsteps:   Happy New Year to all of my colleagues -  GLBTRT has a request for feedback in anticipation of a resolution that I will be bringing to Council at Midwinter titled:   Proposed ...
Posted By Ann Symons Jun 26, 2018 6:14 AM
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If you don't have time to read anything else this morning please read the paragraph highlighted. - my highlighting Thanks ... Ann Begin forwarded message: From: "Myers, John" < myersj@union.edu > Subject: Re: [glbtrt-l] Latest version of Gender Inclusive bathroom resolution Date: June 25, 2018 ...
Posted By Ann Symons Jun 25, 2018 7:08 AM
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Between yesterday and today members, ALA Staff, and Councilors have made many suggestion to improve the draft resolution. Attached is the latest version which has to be submitted this morning after Council Forum. Please send suggestions - or save them for the floor of Council III. Thanks. Ann K. Symons ...
Posted By Ann Symons Jun 25, 2018 7:07 AM
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Posted By Ann Symons Jun 24, 2018 10:45 AM
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This draft resolution - written yesterday and last night - is a draft. We are seeking comments to improve this resolution before it comes to Council on Tuesday morning at Council III. The resolution will be submitted to the ALA Resolutions Committee late tomorrow [Sunday]. If you are an ALA Councilor ...
Posted By Ann Symons May 31, 2018 1:49 PM
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Sara — GLBTRT will endorse. Please add me as a seconder Ann Symons, GLBTRT Councilor
Posted By Ann Symons May 31, 2018 1:48 PM
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I do not remember if I sent a message. GLBTRT has endorsed this resolution - add our name Ann Symons GLBTRT Councilor