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Aug 08, 2022

Urban Libraries Council Wins ASAE’s Top Honor for Trigger Terms

The Urban Libraries Council has earned a 2022 ASAE Summit Award — the highest recognition bestowed by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) — for the Trigger Terms: Harmful Detours and Healing Redirects framework. This award distinguishes the association community’s valuable contribu...

Jun 21, 2022

Urban Libraries Council Names Brooks Rainwater President and CEO

The Urban Libraries Council Executive Board is pleased to announce that it has named Brooks Rainwater President and CEO. Rainwater brings a proven record of success in national public policy organizations and experience driving community engagement efforts aimed at helping city leaders uplift innova...

May 23, 2022

ULC Education Tool: Local Leaders Partnering for Student Success

Today, the Urban Libraries Council launched the Student Success Accelerator – an interactive map that showcases public libraries across the United States that are pioneering a national approach that for the first time brings local elected officials, school and library executives together and their c...

Jan 20, 2022

Urban Libraries Council Recognizes 2021 Top Innovators

Today, the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) recognized 20 public libraries as Top Innovators for transformative programs that address structural racism, bridge digital divides, provide lifelong education opportunities, meet the needs of under-resourced populations and improve essential library service ...