October 23, 2014

Library Advocacy: EveryLibrary California Launches

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EveryLibrary, the library advocacy PAC led by John Chrastka, has just launched EveryLibrary California.

What does the group plan to do?

From the Introductory Blog Post:

EveryLibrary California is here for state-wide voter advocacy and winning funding for libraries at the state level.  We firmly believe that libraries are one of the most important institutions for a sustainable democracy in this state because California libraries help our citizens grow and learn and gain the skills they need to become responsible and self-sufficient.

EveryLibrary is specifically charged with the task to work to win the proposition stemming from SCA7.  SCA7 is a bill currently under review that would go to the voters of California to decide about making a constitutional change allowing libraries to win tax measures through a 55% margin instead of the current super majority of 66%.  This would mean that libraries could win the funding that they need to be sustainable much more easily.  We are here to fight to win for sustainable California Libraries.

Learn more about the group and how to get involved here.

See Also: Learn More About the SCA7 Bill

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.