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ALSC Board Votes to Cancel National Institute in Charlotte

“The cancellation is a response to the passage last month of North Carolina’s Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act (House Bill 2), which repealed all LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinances across the state. The law contradicts the core values, purpose, and diversity work of ALSC and undermines civil rights and the fundamental principles upon which libraries are founded. While N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory did release an executive order last week addressing the controversial HB2, the action does not restore cities’ right to establish local nondiscrimination ordinances that apply to the private sector.” (via American Libraries Magazine)

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New Blog From ALSC

ALA – “The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has launched an ALSC blog at http://www.alsc.ala.org/blog The blog provides a venue for coverage and interactive discussion of time sensitive news in children’s librarianship, current issues in the field, programs, conferences, initiatives, resources and activities of interest to ALSC members and those interested in children’s librarianship.”

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