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TLA Talks: No Fear, Connect with Elected Officials with Confidence
October 18, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The 88th Texas Legislative Session opens on January 10, 2023, and it promises to be a very busy session for Texas libraries. It is so important that librarians connect with members of the Texas Senate and Texas House of Representatives to build awareness of the amazing work that libraries of all types are doing across the state. Where do you start? What is the best way to become a valued resource for your elected officials? How do you get through that door? Our experts will share tips and insights into how to confidently make those important connections with your elected officials.
Andrew Fortune, Director of Policy and Government Relations for the City of Plano
Sophie Torres, Regional Advocacy Director – Greater San Antonio, Raise Your Hand Texas
Moderator: Manya Shorr, Director of the Fort Worth Public Library and chair of TLA’s Legislative Committee