The Issues & Advocacy Section (I&A) of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) supports the goals and mission of the Society. As a forum for discussion of the critical issues facing the archival profession, I&A is committed to outreach and advocacy efforts which support the continued growth of the archival profession and nurture archivists and archives. For more detail, please refer to the Issues and Advocacy Statement of Mission, Vision, and Core Values.

In January 2016, the Issues & Advocacy Section launched a Wordpress website. The Steering Committee decided to add this platform to make our blog and Advocacy Toolkit more accessible. We will still be maintaining our official documentation (bylaws, meeting minutes, etc.) on this SAA hosted microsite.



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Last Updated: 2017 April 11

Recent News & Announcements

Sarah Quigley, Outreach Manager for the Society of Georgia Archivists, explains the outcome of the Georgia Archives. Though this is certainly a positive outcome, the concerned citizens in Georgia will continue to pursue further funding to restore the services for the public.
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