The HLA Advocacy Committee is comprised of library professionals and allies working to build community support for libraries, strengthen relationships with stakeholders, and advocate for a better landscape for libraries and archives in Hawaiʻi.
The HLA Advocacy Committee uses BillTrack50 to help you track bills of importance to libraries and the library profession. Here are two ways to engage with this platform.
Why Libraries Matter Report
Libraries are one of the last free places where everyone is welcome but they are often taken for granted. Learn why libraries continue to be a thriving part of society and how libraries impact the lives of Hawaiʻi residents.
The subcommittee surveyed those running in the 2022 election for their attitudes towards libraries, thoughts on library funding, and sentiment towards censorship & book banning. The plan is to continue this practice for future elections.
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