Patrick “PC” Sweeney is the Political Director for Everylibrary.org (the first and only national organization dedicated to building voter support for libraries). The focus of this training is on training and advising libraries to build political power and influence to support library funding. Throughout the workshop we will answer the following questions;
What is your library board doing to increase sustainable, local government funding for your library?
What is your current messaging model?
Are you providing stories or stats?
Does your library have Super Supporters?
Are you cultivating the right relationships?
What influences politics?
How are decisions made in your town?
Who do you need to influence?
What are your tactics for opposition?