MLA Conversations on Library Advocacy Post-Election with David Lusk

Event Start Date: Friday, November 6, 2020 - 3:00 pm

Event End Date: Friday, November 6, 2020 - 4:00 pm

We will take a fist look at the public policy landscape for libraries in the days following the 2020 elections and discuss how the election results will impact library advocacy moving forward. We will speak with David Lusk, founder of Key Advocacy and coordinator of the ALA National Network. David specializes in developing nationwide grassroots and grasstops programs for associations, nonprofits, and corporations.


  • David M. Lusk, Founder of KEY ADVOCACY: Unlocking the Power of Advocacy; Member, ASAE Government Relations & Advocacy Professionals Advisory Council; Co-Chair, ASAE GRAPAC Education & Programs Committee


  • Megan Sutherland, East Area Manager, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System; Co-chair, Library Advocacy Interest Group, Maryland Library Association
  • Joseph Thompson, Director of Public Services, Carroll County Public Library; Chair, Committee on Legislation, American Library Association

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