The mission of the Legislative Advocacy Group is to advocate for legislation that is favorable to libraries and to empower MLA members to be strong voices for all Maine libraries: public, K-12, college/university, and special libraries.
MLA advocates for critical funding, access to information, local control, broadband access, digital equity, net-neutrality, and the importance of teacher librarians in every school. We are here to defend challenges to intellectual freedom and the Freedom to Read.
The MLA Legislative Advocacy Group will
For more information contact Amy Stone.
Advocacy Tip for the Month
Get Ready: Make Lists (15 minutes of prep time that really helps)
Now is a great time to gather some information altogether in one place for your ready reference!
Make a list of your board members, volunteers, and regular library users.
Make a list of your elected officials at the local, state, and national level.
Make a list of your partner organizations and the projects you have worked on together.