Anyone who is planning an advocacy training for their public library or library system, or who is getting ready to start practicing advocacy, should have a clear understanding of what advocacy is and why it is important for public libraries.
The Value of Advocacy
The Importance of Impact Data
Curriculum Sessions & Materials
Visit our Curriculum Sessions & Materials page to get more information on the topics that interest you: whether it’s getting a deeper understanding of advocacy, setting an advocacy goal, identifying the right target audiences, using data to strengthen your argument, writing effective messages, or preparing a funding request.
Using Impact Data in Advocacy
Learn how to effectively measure impact data and use it in your advocacy efforts, with free tools and how-to guides for advocates at all levels.
Advocacy Training Implementation Guide
Get additional information on the importance of advocacy and the advocacy process, and learn how to plan, staff, and implement an advocacy training program.