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From: Core Steering Committee <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 12:30 PM
Subject: Core Update - October 11, 2019
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Greetings again from Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a proposed
division of ALA.

This week we hosted our first Town Hall, and we’re looking forward to
the *three
still to come*
*As we move towards the vote on whether to merge ALCTS, LITA, and LLAMA, we
hope you’ll let us know
what can make Core a compelling and worthy division home for you.* We are
posting updates based on your questions and feedback — *we hear you*
and value your perspectives.

Our thanks to the 64 attendees who took part in the first of the Town Hall
series on Wednesday, October 9. The lively discussion covered topics of
organizational next steps, the name, implications, and opportunities and
was facilitated by the three presidents-elect — Chris Cronin of ALCTS,
Tyler Dzuba of LLAMA, and Evviva Weinraub of LITA. *The October 9 Town Hall
recording and transcript
are online for anyone who was unable to attend.*

The next Town Hall on Tuesday, October 22, will be hosted by other members
of the Steering Committee rather than the future presidents. The intention
is to offer perspectives beyond hierarchical leadership on Core. *Members
like you will shape the future of this proposed division — we encourage you
to participate in the conversations that are developing and refining Core’s
division identity.* We hope you’ll *register to attend*
today! Full details and registration links for all our upcoming Town Halls
are below.

*Town Hall 2
— Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 1:00–2:00 p.m. Central

*Town Hall 3
— Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Central

*Town Hall 4
— Friday, December 13, 2019, 1:00–2:00 p.m. Central

If you prefer *Twitter*
to a webinar setting, we have two *#TheCoreQuestion*
chats you can attend.

*Twitter Chat 1* — Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central

*Twitter Chat 2* — Friday, February 13, 2020, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central

We’re also trying to make sure our communications about Core are reaching
communities beyond ALCTS, LITA, and LLAMA. *We encourage members to
cross-post these messages, and we will make every effort to deliver these
updates as broadly as possible.* Anyone can receive these messages by
to email updates*
or visiting the *Core website*


Your Core Steering Committee:

   - Christopher Cronin, 2019-20 ALCTS President-Elect
   - Tyler Dzuba, 2019-20 LLAMA President-Elect
   - Evviva Weinraub, 2019-20 LITA President-Elect
   - Lindsay Cronk, LITA Representative
   - Erica Findley, ALCTS Representative
   - Kate Hall, LLAMA Representative
   - Cotina Jones, LLAMA Representative
   - Ted Quiballo, LITA Representative
   - Chelcie Rowell, ALCTS Representative

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