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Posted By Dorcas Hand May 02, 2022 12:16 PM
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There was certainly a rhythm to the Council meetings when they were only twice a year, but the lack of meetings in between made us barely functional as the speed of association life increased. I cannot imagine that Council will be at all nimble or functional if wee try to return to meeting for 10-ish ...
Posted By Dorcas Hand Apr 30, 2022 04:52 PM
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Yes, Stephanie We do need to reduce the barriers and this year especially, that is of concern. So much is in flux from pandemic recovery, ongoing travel restrictions by employers or for personal health reasons, to imminent changes in the Council and further governance structures. The time commitment ...
Posted By Dorcas Hand Jan 17, 2022 10:30 PM
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It was super helpful to discuss the TAG questions with Youth Council Caucus this afternoon, and surprising indeed how little engagement has been present thus far from the rest of Council. We are discovering in society how important vocal engagement is to the voting process isn't that at least as true ...
I hate that this is directly opposite the IFRT meeting. ------------------------------ Dorcas Hand Co-Chair, Ecosystem Subcommittee of COLA (2020- ) Chair, Ecosystem Task Group of COLA (2018-2020) Member, Freedom to Read Foundation Board TXLA Chapter Councilor 2021-23 School Library Advocate Houston ...
Thank you for that confirmation. Dorcas Sent from my iPhone
May I share these documents with Texas Library Assn Leadership in my report due soon? Or are these internal only as yet? thanks for keeping me straight - this is muddy territory from my point of view. ------------------------------ Dorcas Hand Co-Chair, Ecosystem Subcommittee of COLA (2020- ) Chair, ...
Posted By Dorcas Hand Nov 05, 2021 10:58 AM
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Thank you. I know this work is challenging. I had been wondering how you wre proceeding, so this update is timely. We will appreciate your efforts in January when we can see them and vote on plans to move forward. Dorcas Hand TX Chapter Councilor
Posted By Dorcas Hand Aug 31, 2021 02:48 PM
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Thank you. I just found the verbiage jargony and unclear but if you all know what it means and can make it work for us all, thank you in advance for taking on a huge job under pressure. Dorcas
Posted By Dorcas Hand Aug 25, 2021 05:20 PM
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In search of clarity, could you please define "indicate and operationalize the culture changing principles"? Does that just mean that this group will indicate how the work to date would be operationalized if approved? Or something else more in the direction of beginning the process of making things happen ...
Posted By Dorcas Hand Jun 28, 2021 07:16 PM
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Thanks to all who made that happen. Dorcas Hand TX Chapter Councilor
Posted By Dorcas Hand Jun 27, 2021 12:01 PM
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There is a Connect Space for us. https://connect.ala.org/communities/community-home?CommunityKey=9c589589-6532-437f-803b-c682e0bbe292 Dorcas
Posted By Dorcas Hand Jun 27, 2021 11:35 AM
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That was a fabulous meeting! Thank you all. And I am so interested in what Ginny was about to say. Voting will definitely be a challenge. Dorcas
Posted By Dorcas Hand Jun 24, 2021 10:01 AM
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Thanks for posting, Sara. They raise important issues. ------------------------------ Dorcas Hand Co-Chair, Ecosystem Subcommittee of COLA (2020- ) Chair, Ecosystem Task Group of COLA (2018-2020) TXLA Chapter Councilor 2021-23 School Library Advocate Houston TX www.studentsneedlibrariesinHISD.org -- ...
Posted By Dorcas Hand May 27, 2021 05:38 PM
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Thank you! Sent from my iPhone
Posted By Dorcas Hand May 27, 2021 04:53 PM
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Thanks! Yes, I knew there had been changes but these two sessions will be the same as each other, aside from points raised by attendees? I should have been more clear in my question. You guys are doing an excellent job. Dorcas Hand Texas Chapter Councilor
Posted By Dorcas Hand May 27, 2021 04:14 PM
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Will these sessions cover the same content? Thanks. Dorcas Hand Chapter Councilor from TX
Posted By Dorcas Hand Jun 05, 2019 02:17 PM
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I have lost the final decision about Council Forum - when and where? Thank you. ------------------------------ Dorcas Hand Councilor at Large School Library Advocate Houston TX www.studentsneedlibrariesinHISD.org ------------------------------
Posted By Dorcas Hand Jan 17, 2019 04:27 PM
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I would like to second this important resolution. ------------------------------ Dorcas Hand Councilor at Large School Library Advocate Houston TX www.studentsneedlibrariesinHISD.org ------------------------------
Posted By Dorcas Hand Jan 17, 2019 04:24 PM
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I would also like to be a seconder of this resolution. ------------------------------ Dorcas Hand Councilor at Large School Library Advocate Houston TX www.studentsneedlibrariesinHISD.org ------------------------------