Please Spend Some Money on Advocacy
There is a structural and a philosophical problem in the library advocacy ecosystem that EveryLibrary is trying to address with the Rapid Response Fund: Libraries don’t spend money on advocacy during a budget crisis. We may not have any. We may not know how. Sure, we read the tool kits. We get trained by the trainers. We post something on our page and consider it a call-to-action. And we wonder why no one responds to our cries for help….