SRRT Task Forces

Task Force on the Environment (TFOE)

Promotes awareness of environmental issues among ALA members and the public.
Website: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/srrt/tfoe/taskforceenvironment.cfm

For a background of the TFOE, read How and Why We Got Here Today: A History of the ALA Task Force on the Environment by Fred Stoss, past chair.

Subscribe to the TFOE Discussion List at http://lists.ala.org/sympa/info/tfoe.

Feminist Task Force (FTF)

Provides feminist perspectives and initiates action on issues related to libraries, librarianship, information services, and ALA.
Websites: http://www.libr.org/ftf and http://ftfinfo.wikispaces.com

Read the FTF Newsletter Women in Libraries for the latest news and information from the Feminist Task Force.

Subscribe to the Feminist discussion list at http://www.libr.org/ftf/ftflist.html.

Hunger, Homelessness, & Poverty Task Force (HHPTF)

Fosters greater awareness of the dimensions, causes, and ways to end hunger, homelessness and poverty.
Website: http://www.hhptf.org

International Responsibilities Task Force (IRTF)

Advocates socially responsible positions on issues of international library concern.
Websites: http://www.libr.org/irtf/ and http://www.pitt.edu/~ttwiss/irtf/

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Task Force (MLKTF)

Supports and advances the observance of the holiday as an American celebration.
Website: http://www.libr.org/mlk/

For a background of the MLKTF, read A History of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Task Force by Virginia B. Moore, chair.

Additional historical documents:

The Rainbow Project (RPTF)

Promotes youth books with gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender/questioning (GLBTQ) experiences through annual bibliographies and other activities. This task force is a joint GLBTRT/SRRT undertaking.
Website: http://glbtrt.ala.org/rainbowbooks/