The current Administration released details from its budget request to Congress for FY 2021. The White House budget again proposes eliminating IMLS Funding.
Read the IMLS Statement on the Budget Proposal
As advocates, it is our responsibility to remind elected leaders that communities rely on library services to grow and thrive. As ALA President Wanda Brown stated: ALA takes the White House proposal seriously.
What can you do?
- Email your members of Congress and ask them to publicly oppose cuts to federal library funding. You can look up your elected officials from the GLA Advocacy Page.
- Tweet your support using #FundLibraries. Tweet at your members of Congress and ask them to publicly oppose cuts to federal library funding.
- Read more about the FUND Libraries Campaign.