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Advocacy Hour: De-escalation in Libraries
Thursday, January 18, 2024, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
Category: MLA Connect Advocacy Hour

MLA Connect Advocacy Hour: De-escalation in Libraries

Thursday, January 18
10:00 - 11:30 AM 

On Thursday, January 18, join Sojourner Jones in a full session on de-escalation training in our libraries. Being able to de-escalate and defuse situations is an extremely helpful skill. Communication is key. Through resolving situations using only words, it prevents physical altercations and potential harm for all sides involved. Participants will walk away with specific techniques to create calm and defuse the situation.

Advocacy Hour conversations are always free to attend but registration is required.

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MLA Connect Advocacy Hours are an opportunity for the library community to learn more about MLA's advocacy and legislative priorities including funding, elections, property taxes, literacy, internet access, privacy, intellectual freedom, and more. Each month, we will address a new topic and share any pending legislation introduced in the House or Senate that could impact the Michigan library community. Open discussion and Q & A will follow the interview-style agenda.

Monthly sessions will take place generally on the third Thursday of the month at 10:00 am. Advocacy Hours are free to attend to anyone interested in joining the conversation! A maximum of 500 attendees can join each live event. Registered attendees will receive information and a link to access the meetings on the Zoom platform. 

Please note recordings of all MLA Advocacy Hours are available to watch for free and on-demand at MLA Connect On-Demand.

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