OLA Advocacy Representatives
OLA has a VIP approach to advocacy: help members demonstrate the Value of libraries, Influence decision making, and positively Position libraries, and the people who work for them.
Certain advocacy issues are also the responsibility of:
Advocacy issues specifically relating to School Libraries, Public Libraries and University/College Libraries are the responsibility of:
Canadian Federation of Library Associations/Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques (CFLA-FCAB)
For advocacy issues with a national scope, the Canadian Federation of Library Associations/Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques (CFLA-FCAB) is our voice. The Federation was established to facilitate collaboration in library advocacy at the federal level. OLA is a member of CFLA.
Is there an advocacy issue that OLA should be responding to? Please contact Sarah Roberts, Advocacy & Research Officer, to tell us about it.