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         Attention: California library advocates.

               CPLA is recruiting.

                              We NEED you!

California Public Library Advocates – the statewide organization for public-library trustees, commissioners, foundations, Friends and other library supporters – is rebuilding.

Our all-volunteer group seeks new board members to help revitalize this important organization that works to support and strengthen library communities throughout the state.

  • Keeping members current on pending legislation that affects the funding and administration of local public libraries.
  • Developing and sharing best practices for library trustees, commissioners, foundations and Friends -- by providing workshops and trainings.
  • Communicating with voters and lawmakers to advocate in favor of strong libraries, stable funding and community support.
  •  Presenting annual awards for outstanding library advocacy across California.
  • Publishing a statewide advocacy newsletter.
  • Hosting training/networking workshops for library advocates.

  • Are active in their library community, with a “big picture” understanding of public libraries’ essential role in California.
  • Have skills or experience in library advocacy, legislative advocacy, training, networking, membership growth, newsletters, online content management, social-media outreach or fund-raising.
  • Represent the diversity that is the heart of California and its public libraries.

Now more than ever, California libraries need strong and articulate advocates to fight for community support and funding at all levels.

PLEASE SHARE this email and contact us at
PresidentCPLA@gmail.com to learn more. We will train and support you as you learn the ropes of this important and inspiring work.

Help us fight for community support and funding at all levels—local, regional, state and national. 

If this sounds interesting and you'd like additional information, 

please contact us!

Strengthening California Libraries through Advocacy and Education
California Public Library Advocates is a 501(c)(3) EIN number 91-2142416
PO Box 2185 Daly City, CA 94017-2185

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