Pre-Conference Half-Day PM Option: Wednesday, October 16, 2024, 1 pm - 4 pm

(Registration for half-day session is $75.00. Lunch is not included.)

Title: Jumpstart Your Advocacy


Are you interested in being an advocate, or a better advocate for your library?  Everyone can advocate. Join this essential training for librarians, library workers, and trustees across all types of libraries.  This half-day workshop will provide you with practical guidance and skills to tell your library’s story, engage with your community and stakeholders and get the support your library needs. 

Learning outcomes:

  • Get practical tips on how to be an effective voice in your community.
  • Develop skills to tell your library’s story and lock in critical support to serve the community.
  • Understand stakeholder dynamics and how to build constructive relationships with decision-makers.
  • Learn to create an evergreen advocacy framework and consistent messaging.
  • Build your confidence as a library advocate.

Amelia Aldred, Deputy Director, State and Local Advocacy, American Library Association

Michael Dowling, Director, Chapter Relations Office, American Library Association

Arizona Library Association

Building Strong Libraries Together

7760 E State Route 69
Ste C5 #385
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

(928) 288-2011

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