November 24, 2020

EveryLibrary – a New PAC for Libraries Officially Launches

From Today’s Announcement:

EveryLibrary is launching today as the first and only national political action committee (PAC) for libraries.  Focused exclusively on local library ballot initiatives and measures, EveryLibrary is dedicated to helping libraries win at election time.  The organization, found online at www.everylibrary.org, will fundraise nationally to support local library ballot committees and PACs, and provide them with technical support and consultancy on how to run – and win – at the ballot box.

“EveryLibrary is built on the idea that any library ballot initiative anywhere matters to every library everywhere,” says John Chrastka, executive director of EveryLibrary.  “EveryLibrary will allow us to raise funds and support specific ballot measures that keep libraries open and thriving.  Elections are the “last mile” of library advocacy and this new PAC is an amazing opportunity for our community to talk directly to voters.”

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EveryLibrary is conducting a $50,000 fundraising round from September 5 to November 7, 2012 to underwrite the fees associated with its legal filings and to create campaign toolkits, voter education materials, and messaging targeted to 2013 election initiatives.  Visit http://rally.org/everylibrary to learn more and to donate today.

Learn more about EveryLibrary on their web page, Facebook page, and/or Twitter.

About Gary Price

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.

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