YALSA’s monthly online chats continue tomorrow night at 8 p.m. Eastern! Join us in YALSA’s space in ALA Connect to discuss advocacy for teen services, hosted by Beth Gallaway (chair of YALSA’s Advocacy Taskforce). Come ready to discuss the importance of advocating for teen services (particularly in difficult times), how you can be an advocate, and tools that YALSA offers to help you in your advocacy efforts.
To join us, visit YALSA’s area in ALA Connect. YALSA members should use their login for the ALA website. If you’ve lost your password, you can recover it through the ALA website. Once logged in, head to the YALSA area (it’s http://connect.ala.org/yalsa or you can navigate there within Connect by choosing â€œYALSAâ€ from under â€œMy ALA Groupsâ€) and then click â€œChats.â€ Starting at 8 p.m. Eastern, we’ll be there.
Can’t make it? Check the blog on Thursday afternoon to see the transcript.
Dr. Ken Haycock will deliver a San Jose State University Colloquium next week live, but will be free and accessible by 24 Oct on advocacy. And he will break the conventional misconceptions about “advocacy” and influence building v.s. “getting the word out” and “marketing.”