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A brief presentation of our trip to NYLA's Advocacy Day 2011.

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  • FundingState aid ($6.25 per student)Part of school budget (varies by school)Supported by school library systemsStaffingElementary schools are not required to have librariansHigh schools are required to
  • How do I advocate?
  • Library advocacy

    1. 1. Mrs. Carpenter <br />goes to Albany<br />Library Advocacy Day 2011<br />
    2. 2. School libraries shine on all learners!<br />
    3. 3. The Alfred E. Smith building<br />
    4. 4. Getting in…<br />
    5. 5. First stop<br />
    6. 6. Solidifying the game plan.<br />
    7. 7. And we’re off!<br />
    8. 8. News about the $6.25 Library Materials Aid<br />
    9. 9. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb’s office<br />
    10. 10. Teaming up toward a common goal<br />
    11. 11. Assemblyman Bob Reilly<br />
    12. 12. Handing over your letters to Timothy D. Nichols, Assemblyman Bob Reilly's Chief of Staff.<br />
    13. 13. We caught up with Assemblyman Bob Reilly in the hallway…<br />
    14. 14. Visiting with Assemblyman Tony Jordan<br />
    15. 15. Senator Farley was excited to get your letters!<br />
    16. 16. Last meeting of the day: Senator James Seward<br />
    17. 17. Speak<br />Write<br />Show up<br />Everyday advocacy:<br />
    18. 18. Reaching out:<br />Emails<br />Letters<br />Faxes<br />Testimonials<br />
    19. 19. What are you passionate about?<br />How would the world be different if you advocated for something you believe in for five minutes every week?<br />
    20. 20. Can you do it?<br />“It is not enough to care. You must act" <br />-- Mary Ratzer.<br />

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