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It’s Everyday Advocacy with Take Action Tuesday!

everyday advocacyHey, ALSC members! Weren’t you just saying you’d love to get more involved with Everyday Advocacy but could use a little help digging in?

Well, no worries. We’ve got you covered!

On Tuesday, February 25, the Advocacy & Legislation Committee launches Take Action Tuesday, a weekly day of engagement to help you learn, share, and make a difference for libraries and library services to children in your community.

Each Tuesday, we’ll challenge you and your ALSC colleagues to take simple yet effective action together. You’re already making a splash on your own, but imagine uniting your voice with thousands of others on the same day for the same reason–improving outcomes for the children and families we serve. Now that’s advocacy awesomeness!

So how’s this all going to work?

We’ll update the Everyday Advocacy home page each week with a new Take Action Tuesday challenge. Just look for this graphic to get the weekly scoop:

takeactionThink you won’t remember to check the website every Tuesday? No problem! We’ll post reminders to ALSC-L and various social media outlets. (Again, don’t worry. We’ll find you.)

If you’re a Twitter user, consider following both ALSC (@alscblog) and Everyday Advocacy Member Content Editor Jenna Nemec-Loise (@ALAJenna) for the latest Take Action Tuesday news. We hope you’ll spread the word and tweet about your efforts, be sure to use #TakeActionALSC and #EverydayAdvocacy when you do!

We know advocacy can seems scary, but it’s never been easier or more fun to dive in and get started. Mark your calendar now for Tuesday, February 25, and get ready to take action for libraries!

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Jenna Nemec-Loise is a relationship architect, community builder, teen advocate, and early childhood specialist living in Chicago.  She is Member Content Editor of the ALSC Everyday Advocacy website and eNewsletter and currently serving on the ALSC Advocacy & Legislation Committee.

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