Travel to Olympia
to meet with your legislators.
Paper Petition Text pdf
Paper Petition Signature Sheet pdf
Signature Gathering Info pdf
WCSLit 2008 Legislative Agenda pdf
WCSLit Coalition Origins and Timeline pdf
Testimony statements from the Jan 11th Meeting of the Joint Task Force on Basic Education Finance:
Susan McBurney pdf
Kathy Egawa pdf
Sarah Applegate pdf
For links to research on school library effectiveness, please see our 'Research' tab
We are especially in need of folks to come to Olympia from the following communities (Can you help spread the word?
Please take a moment to say thank you - the power of gratitude cannot be underestimated.
1. Call or email your legislators and the top leadership. They did what hasn't been done in 30 years!
Thank them for their courage to keep basic education reform alive this session. Be sure to say that you're thrilled that the reform includes libraries and teacher-librarians- thank them for listening.
Find your legislators here: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/DistrictFinder/
Rep. Frank Chopp, Speaker of the House
Senator Lisa Brown, Majority Leader
2. Call the Governor 1-360-902-4111
Please ask Governor Gregoire to sign 2261 when it reaches her desk. Let her know why education and school libraries matter to you.
3. Thank Senator Rosemary MacAuliffe, Chair, Senate Education and library champ
Thank Rep. Pat Sullivan, House Sponsor and library champ
IF YOU CAN DO MORE:
Thank Rep. Skip Priest and Rep. Ross Hunter for sticking with this effort and standing by library programs.
Thank you for growing a voice so strong that the unlikely became possible once again. We are grateful to the grassroots movement for having the tenacity to keep on speaking up!
Lisa, Susan and Denette