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MLA Connect Advocacy Hour
Thursday, November 18, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
Category: MLA Connect Advocacy Hour

MLA Connect Advocacy Hour

Thursday, November 18, 2021
10:00 - 11:00 AM

MLA’s Advocacy Hour Conversations are an opportunity for the library community to learn more about MLA's advocacy and legislative priorities including funding, elections, property taxes, literacy, internet access, privacy, intellectual freedom and more. Each month, we will address a new topic and share any pending legislation introduced in the House or Senate that could impact the Michigan library community. Open discussion and Q & A will follow this interview-style agenda.

To set the stage for the remainder of 2021, we hope you will join us on Thursday, November 18 at 10:00 AM as we interview Bob DeVries, MLA Lobbyist, and Jessica Keyser, Chair of the MLA Advocacy and Legislative Committee, on the state of libraries in Michigan and MLA's 2021-2022 legislative action agenda. We will hit the ground running on the Open Meetings Act, Headlee Amendment, Election Scheduling, Protection of Penal Fines, and where we stand on bills that challenge intellectual freedom rights. 

Register on Zoom in advance to attend:

This coffee hour is free to attend to anyone interested in joining the conversation! A maximum of 500 attendees can join the live event. Registered attendees will receive information and a link to access the meeting on the Zoom platform. A recording of the event will be available on the MLA website for those unable to attend the live event.

Questions? Contact us at (517) 394-2774 or [email protected]

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Contact: MLA at [email protected] or (517) 394-2774

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