This webinar was presented live on Aug 3 at 12:00 pm Central time.
To help you more effectively implement Power Mapping for your library and engage other library stakeholders in the process, the following materials are provided:
You can engage with this tutorial at one sitting or in a series of short time snippets. It includes short, engaging videos and concise, sequential instruction.
These worksheets provide a template for the specific exercises described in the training.
This is the PowerPoint Patrick presented.
A broad base of community support is essential to a healthy library. Sometimes, though, you have initiatives and plans for your library that are never going to fly without support from key decision makers within your community. So how do you win support from those key people? The answer: Power Mapping. Power Mapping is a political technique that allows you to identify specific influencers and secure their support for your cause.
Patrick "PC" Sweeney will walk you through the details of the Power Mapping technique and explain how it can be applied in your own local context. Patrick is a veteran of many library campaigns and is the Political Director at EveryLibrary.
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EveryLibrary is the first nationwide political action committee for libraries. Since 2012, EveryLibrary has worked with 63 library communities on ballot measures that create, raise, or renew tax funding for operations, programs, services, staffing, and facilities. They have helped win over $220 million dollars in these elections.
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