Annual workshops on issues important to California Trustees, Commissioners, Friends and Foundations.

CPLA workshops are presented in Northern, Central and Southern California.


 2019 CPLA Workshops

Spring Workshops:

Supporting California's Public Library Trustees - Friends - Foundations  --
Advocating Together!

FRESNO: BETTY RODRIGUEZ LIBRARY, 3040 N. CEDAR AVE.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

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OAKLAND: 81st AVE. BRANCH LIBRARY, 1021 81st AVE.

SATURDAY, MAY 11

The Oakland workshop program included:

* Messages from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley

* A performance by 2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Leila Mottley
* An update about Constitutional Amendment ACA-1, which would allow future library ballot measures to pass with a 55% vote
* A panel of Oakland library advocates from multiple groups -- the Friends nonprofit org, Library Commission, Branch Friends and a grass-roots group -- who will talk about how they joined forces to share resources, strategize, and amplify their message to the community (and how that collaboration helped get a parcel tax approved in June 2018).



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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