coalition Archives - EveryLibrary

National Disability Voter Registration Week 2017 in Libraries Art

Join National Disability Voter Registration Week 2017

EveryLibrary is proud to announce a new partnership with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) to bring National Disability Voter Registration Week 2017 to libraries across the country. Libraries in over 40 states have signed on to promote the goals the July 17 -21, 2017 National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW) through programming, outreach, […]

SMDCLP Coalition Logo

Miami-Dade Coalition Follow-up

We received a very nice note from John Quick, the president of the Friends of the Miami-Dade County Public Library, about our work supporting the Coalition to Save Miami-Dade Libraries (of which he was a co-chair).  We’re very proud of our early support of the grassroots movement in 2013 to lobby county government to back-fill cuts to […]

10547654_790035591018337_212006624570117031_n

Miami-Dade Coalition – Special Lib Politics Rodeo

Led by the Coalition to Save our Libraries, a huge number of Miami-Dade library supporters went to fight for their library yesterday at the Board of County Commissioners hearing. After months of discussions and negotiations with commissioners, in the media, and across the social and civic landscape in the county, supporters packed the chambers to ask for […]

Building the Miami-Dade Coalition

This spring, EveryLibrary and Urban Librarians Unite (ULU)  teamed up on a joint project to support the creation of the Coalition to Save our Libraries in Miami-Dade County, FL.  EveryLibrary’s involvement in Miami-Dade started in September, 2013 when the Mayor wanted to cut the libary’s budget by about $20 million dollars.  We did some advertising in the County […]