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NLA- Year of Advocacy

Advocacy Plan

  1. Post-November Election Reach out to Elected/Library Groups/Education Groups
  2. February Governor Sandoval's Budget is released (Still previous governor's budget)
          • $1.5 Million Permanent Nevada State Library Funding for:

               1. Library Databases
               2. Emerging Technology
               3. Bookmobiles
               4. Book Collection

          • $13 Million to Support new State Library=Knowledge and Information Center (K.I.C)

               1. Knowledge and Information Center
               2. Plan/Key to Better Government

3. March 6, 27, April 10th provide Exhibits in Exhibit Hall of the Nevada State Capitol Building to demonstrate the value of State Library Funded Projects

March 6  - Tod Colegrove and Tammy Westergard are featured during the budget presentation highlighting the state-wide Virtual Reality program and workforce development. Watch the video.

You can also find and read all the statements given to the Nevada Senate Committee on Finance and Assembly Committee on Ways and Means for the March 7 meeting.

4. April 7-13th National Library Week

5. April 10th Library Legislative Day

               1. Meet with Legislators
               2. Legislator Lunch at State Library
               3. Follow Library Budget Hearings
               4. Find Library Champions
               5. Follow Library Legislation/Budget/Hearings
               6. Show up/Advocate/Coordinate

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