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Chapter Advocacy Exchange: Libraries and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 - Shared screen with speaker view
Diane Foote
18:01
Diane Foote, from the Illinois Library Association
Patricia Smith
18:05
Patricia Smith Robert Rowe Library, Sheridan, Il
Margaret Conroy
18:06
Margaret Conroy, Chapter Councilor from Missouri - where it is cold and rainy!
Michael Dowling
18:13
Hi Everyone. Michael Dowling, ALA
Diane Foote
18:16
Hello fellow Illinoisan!!
Aaron Skog
18:20
Aaron Skog, SWAN Library Services, Illinois
Aiden Street
18:29
Aiden Street, Pioneer Library System-Norman, Oklahoma
Megan Palmer
18:29
Hi everyone! Megan Palmer, South Carolina Library Association.
Kate Jaggers
18:34
Good afternoon from New Jersey!
Wendy Woodland
18:38
Wendy Woodland from the TX Library Association
Anita Smith
18:39
Illinois
Tod Colegrove
18:41
Tod Colegrove, Chapter Councilor and President of the Nevada Library Association. Sunny and warm in Reno, Nevada today!
Debbie Mikula
18:48
HI Debbie Mikula from the Michigan Library Association.
Ashia Gustafson
18:49
Ashia Gustafson from Brookings, SD
Aiden Street
18:53
Aiden Street, Pioneer Library System, Norman OK
Cassie Guthrie
18:54
Cassie Guthrie, Chapter Councilor from New York State
Montserrat Inglada
18:54
Montserrat Inglada from Whiting, IN
Sarah Palfrey
18:55
Sarah Palfrey Morgantown Public Library System WV
Leah Hammerquist
19:03
Hello! Leah Hammerquist from Libraries of Stevens County in Colville, WA
Jennifer Alvino
19:17
Jen Alvino, Maine Library Association President. It's raining here too!
Larra Clark
19:19
Hello everyone! Larra Clark with Public Policy & Advocacy, but looking out my window at a gray Chicago day
Diane Foote
19:21
Hi Debbie! Hi Wendy!
Kate Jaggers
19:23
Good afternoon from New Jersey! (rainy here today, too!)
Wendy Woodland
19:42
Hi Diane and Debbie!
Larra Clark
19:48
Hello everyone! Larra Clark with Public Policy & Advocacy, but looking out my window at a gray Chicago day
Larra Clark
19:56
Definitely stick with us!!
Megan Cusick
22:41
American Rescue Plan Act:https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/1319/text
Jill Pifer
27:42
can you put the state allocations link in the chat that is in this slide
Megan Cusick
27:46
IMLS state allocations:https://www.imls.gov/sites/default/files/2021-03/arpaallotmenttablefy2021.pdf
Diane Foote
28:18
Hi Jill!!
Alan Inouye
28:27
The article that I mentioned about Sweet Home, Oregon: https://www.sweethomenews.com/story/2021/04/21/news/councilors-ponder-best-way-to-spend-203-million/24134.html
Megan Cusick
29:24
IMLS ARPA statement:https://www.imls.gov/news/federal-government-invests-200m-libraries-and-museums-stimulate-american-communities
Alan Inouye
29:31
Good to meet with you today. I'm Alan Inouye with ALA Public Policy & Advocacy, based in Washington, D.C. We must ask for $$$!
Jill Pifer
31:20
Hi Diane!
Megan Cusick
31:40
State & Local Fiscal Recovery Fund:https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/coronavirus/assistance-for-state-local-and-tribal-governments/state-and-local-fiscal-recovery-fund
Megan Cusick
35:18
Dept. of Education ARPA announcement:https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/department-education-announces-american-rescue-plan-funds-all-50-states-puerto-rico-and-district-columbia-help-schools-reopen
Nicki Seidl
38:18
Will libraries have to comply with CIPA?
Diane Foote
39:33
Understand we may not know yet: Would FCC put the funds out to states and libraries apply in-state, or directly with FCC?
Megan Cusick
39:40
Hi, Nicki. Marijke will address this but, if you have a question after her presentation, please share it in the Q&A box. Thanks.
Megan Cusick
39:57
Please submit questions to the Q&A box. Thanks!
Alan Inouye
40:33
CIPA: ALA argued that CIPA does not apply. We'll see what the FCC decides:
Alan Inouye
40:42
ALA comments: https://twitter.com/AlanSInouye/status/1381738888780201990
Diane Foote
41:07
whoops, sorry
Megan Cusick
41:35
No worries. : )
Larra Clark
41:36
@Diane, funds will NOT go to states. it will be similar to e-rate in terms of applying for funds, even though the rules will not be exactly the same.
Diane Foote
42:05
Got it, thanks, just put the Q in the Q&A. Disregard.
Alan Inouye
42:59
Yes, we must encourage libraries to apply. No match requirement, and can buy end-user devices. as well as hotspots and other internet access technologies. CIPA TBD.
Larra Clark
43:45
no worries @ diane. that's a quick one. some of the other questions might need more time, so it's great to have it queued up in QA. Thanks!
Diane Foote
47:35
State e-Rate Coordinators: https://tools.e-ratecentral.com/us/stateCoord.asp
Megan Cusick
47:45
American Rescue Plan text https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/1319/textFCC Public Notice https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-317A1.pdfALA comments filed https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/10405314108601/ALA_ECF_Comments_04052021.pdf httFCC Public Filing system https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/American Rescue Plan text https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/1319/textFCC Public Notice https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-317A1.pdfALA comments filed https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/10405314108601/ALA_ECF_Comments_04052021.pdf httFCC Public Filing system https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/
Megan Cusick
48:59
Brookings Institution-How should local leaders use their American Rescue Plan funding?https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2021/03/23/how-should-local-leaders-use-their-american-rescue-plan-funding/
Patricia Smith
49:42
with our local churches
Tod Colegrove
50:16
Workforce development (now recovery!) is very much on our radar in Nevada. Feel free to reach out!
Aiden Street
50:26
yes, workforce is on our radar as a priority. From helping with unemployment papers, skills building, and virtual job and career fairs.
Aiden Street
50:45
Partnering with schools and Workforce investment board.
Aubrey Iglesias
51:03
Workforce had not been on my radar but is now -- thank you (NM Chapter Councilor) -- I'll check with my fellow NMLA board members
Megan Cusick
51:22
ALA workforce policy advocacy:ALA's workforce page features conversations from both Oklahoma and Nevada! Thank you, both. www.ala.org/advocacy/workforce
Jonas Lamb
51:30
What about supporting post-doc fellows to work in our libraries to build capacity and increase diversity in LIS (while funding their part-time MLIS tuition)? Model proposal comes from this study, https://doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/11969.003.0017
Jonas Lamb
52:02
Or for High School Interns in our libraries
Megan Cusick
53:50
ALA workforce policy advocacy:www.ala.org/advocacy/workforce
Larra Clark
57:21
Two-pager on workforce: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/sites/ala.org.advocacy/files/content/Workforce/Workforce_web_032621-1.pdf
Larra Clark
58:07
thanks for adding your notes in chat related to workforce, everyone! I appreciate it!
Aubrey Iglesias
01:11:04
Thank you very much dear presenters!!!!
Lynne Noffke
01:11:04
Thank you so much!
Aiden Street
01:11:10
Thank you!
Megan Palmer
01:11:21
Thank you!
Michael Dowling
01:11:25
Thanks to the ALA Public Policy and Advocacy Staff!
Wendy Woodland
01:11:33
Thank you!
Megan Cusick
01:11:39
American Rescue Plan - State Guidehttp://www.ala.org/advocacy/american-rescue-plan-state-guide
Megan Cusick
01:11:48
The ALA COVID Library Relief Fund Information SessionRegistration: https://bit.ly/3tFIZO8CAX-Build America’s Libraries Act: States Advocate for Library InfrastructureRegistration: https://bit.ly/3v7FyA8
Larra Clark
01:11:50
Thanks for organizing us all, as always MeganC! And thanks to everyone for your attention and your questions.
Diane Foote
01:11:55
Thank you, ALA!!
Tod Colegrove
01:11:57
Yes, thanks - much appreciated!!