Advocacy, Media Interviews, Professional Articles

Library Journal article: How to Win at the Ballot Box

April Witteveen interviewed me and my colleague Karen Beach for this article about funding advocacy for libraries.


Cordelia Anderson, director of marketing, communications, and advocacy with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library (CML), NC, corroborates this necessary separation [between personal and professional advocacy], saying, “While [staff are] acting as employees, their role is to educate, not advocate. If they wish to advocate outside of their job, they are welcome to do so, but they must disclose that they are a library employee and provide clarification that they are not speaking on behalf of the library.”

Link to Full Article

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