Innovative Advocacy In Action! An Advocacy Institute Discussion
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Necessity is the mother of invention – and innovation. In a changing landscape, libraries and library communities are rethinking the way they make the case, whether they’re in a struggle to keep library doors open or to improve services. Attendees will hear techniques and strategies from a librarians and grassroots organizations that are reshaping our notions of library advocacy.
Speakers include John Chrastka, founder of Every Library; Dr. Ken Haycock, Research Professor of Management and Organization, University of Southern California on evidence-based advocacy; Pat Tumulty, executive director of the New Jersey Library Assn. on advocacy during the storm, or how libraries made their case during Hurricane Sandy, Christian Zabriskie of the Queens NY-based grassroots organization, Urban Libraries Unite. Registration is $75. For more information and to register for the ALA Midwinter Meeting, visit http://alamw13.ala.org//.
$50 ($75 on site)