We here at ULU say that every child has a right to storytime. There are kids who came to this country unaccompanied and are now being held in centers across America. Every time we see these stories we feel powerless, without hope, as if our nation has abandoned us and we are watching it fade … Continue reading Support Unaccompanied Minors With ULU
In the current NYC FY 2018 - 22 February Plan, the TriLi will receive flat levels of funding that leave no room for increased support, increased or new resources, or improvements to infrastructure. Join us on Twitter as we raise awareness for libraries during the Mayor’s State of the City Address! Follow #SOTC2018 and … Continue reading #InvestinLibraries for #SOTC2018
The FCC is set to vote to eliminate net neutrality this December. Urban Librarians Unite joins the dozens of organizations denouncing this action. Open access to information and the unbiased dissemination of information is critical to democracy and education. The "Restoring Internet Freedom" proposed rulemaking of FCC Chairman Pai focuses on how the Internet flourished … Continue reading Net Neutrality and some FCC BS
Urban Librarians Unite could never have the reach and output that we have had without free and open access to the web. If we had to pay to put this in front of you right now then you would not be seeing it. Please join us in support of the Internet-Wide Day of Action to Support Net Neutrality.
We here at Urban Librarians Unite believe that libraries can be a source of social good and a key vector to improving our society. One of the areas that libraries have been doing incredible work in is immigrant and refugee services. Libraries in America are working every day to help people become citizens, learn English, … Continue reading Libraries Serve Refugees