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ALA has announced a new grant for libraries designed to spark conversations about American history and culture through an examination of the women’s suffrage movement. To qualify for this grant, the applying institution must be a library (public, tribal, school, academic, or...

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Engage your Community in this Fall’s Presidential Election! National Voter Registration Day will be held on September 27.  You can be a partner or a flagship event partner! Visit Nonprofit Vote for nonpartisan resources  and check out this PA Forward article in the Compendium...

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    written by Caitlyn Boland, With election day right around the corner, libraries are a perfect place for people to get the information they need in order to make an educated decision about issues and events affecting their lives. Here are some ideas your library can...

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  by Caitlyn Boland, Director, Butler Area Public Library   With election day right around the corner, libraries are a perfect place for people to get the information they need in order to make an educated decision about issues and events affecting their lives. Here are...

The Knight News Challenge: Elections will open for applications on Feb. 25 asking people to submit ideas that address the question: How might we better inform voters and increase civic participation before, during and after elections? Winners will receive a share of more than $3...